Gary Gordon cause of death

Gary Gordon’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 30, 1960

Death Date October 3, 1993

Age of Death 33 years

Cause of Death Killed In Action

Profession War Hero

The war hero Gary Gordon died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Army Sergeant remembered for his bravery in protecting those on board a downed Black Hawk helicopter during the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu. He received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his actions in 1994.

He graduated from Mattanawcook Academy and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1978.

His actions at the Battle of Mogadishu were detailed in Mark Bowden’s book Black Hawk Down and, later, an Academy Award-winning film of the same name.

Personal Life

He was survived by his wife Carmen and two children.

He was portrayed by actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Black Hawk Down.

How did Gary Gordon die?

Despite having inflicted heavy casualties on the Somalis, the two Delta snipers were outnumbered and outgunned. Their ammunition depleted, Gordon and Shughart were killed by Somali gunfire.