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JAMES MICHAEL HOLMES

  • Wall Name:JAMES M HOLMES
  • Date of Birth:9/30/1947
  • Date of Casualty:10/22/1968
  • Home of Record:TYLERTOWN
  • County of Record:WALTHALL COUNTY
  • State:MS
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row:40W, 20
  • Casualty Province:THUA THIEN

EUGENE WILLIAM KIMMEL

  • Wall Name:EUGENE W KIMMEL
  • Date of Birth:8/20/1938
  • Date of Casualty:10/22/1968
  • Home of Record:SIOUX FALLS
  • County of Record:LINCOLN COUNTY
  • State:SD
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:CAPT
  • Panel/Row:40W, 20
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

FREDERICK G JACKSON JR


is honored on Panel 40W, Row 20 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/13/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SSGT Frederick G Jackson 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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  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/19/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Frederick is buried at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Las Cruces,NM. BSM ARCOM PH
  • Co D 506th 101st

    Posted on 5/14/06 - by Jane Fulkerson mccolt@nemont.net
    This obit is from Las Cruces New Mexico.

    "Another Las Crucen has died in the Vietman war.

    Sgt. Fred G. (Gregg) Jackson Jr. was killed in a rocket attack Tuesday. His paretns, Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Jackson Sr., were notified of his death Thursday.

    The 20 year old graduate of Las Cruces High School was a member of Company D, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division.

    His parents said the sergeant was due to return to the United States in January.

    Jackson entered the Army in March 1967 and took basic training at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

    He was born in El Paso, Texas, July 17, 1948 and was graduated from high school here in 1966.

    In addition to his parents, Jackson is survived by two sisters, Kathryn and Rebecca and one brother, Paul.

    + + +
    This notice 11/5/68
    Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Methodist Church and burial was with full military honors at HILLCREST MEMORIAL GARDENS, in Las Cruces.


    Rest in Peace, Currahee
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  • currahee patch

    Posted on 5/14/06 - by Jane Fulkerson mccolt@nemont.net
    Patch of the Currahees.
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  • Photo of Frederick G. Jackson Jr.

    Posted on 2/21/03 - by McColt
    Photo of Frederick G. (Gregg) Jackson, Jr.
    Las Curces High School, New Mexico
    Class of 1966
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