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JOSEPH D DAUGHTON JR


is honored on Panel 39E, Line 19 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 11/19/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear PFC Joseph D Daughton Jr, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Basketball Freak

    Posted on 7/2/12 - by Harold Dabbs harole22@msn.com

    Joe and I attended Taft JC During 1965 and shared a love of basketball.He was influential in my becoming a long time head boys BB coach. Every time I talk to my youngest son Joseph I think of him.

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  • We Remember

    Posted on 10/7/09 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Joseph is buried at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hayward, CA.
  • NATIVE AMERICAN PRAYER

    Posted on 9/2/04 - by Chris Spencer cws71354@bellsouth.net
    It is said a man hasn't died as long as he is remembered. This prayer is a way for families, friends and fellow veterans to remember our fallen brothers and sisters. Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not die
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  • Childhood Friend

    Posted on 9/25/01 - by John Schembra
    We were childhood friends, Joe, me, my brother Charles,and his brother Denny. I think of him often and keep him in my prayers.
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

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