JOHN O FINNICUM
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HONORED ON PANEL 8E, LINE 2 OF THE WALL

JOHN OTIS FINNICUM

WALL NAME

JOHN O FINNICUM

PANEL / LINE

8E/2

DATE OF BIRTH

03/15/1922

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/03/1966

HOME OF RECORD

KANAUGA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Gallia County

STATE

OH

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOHN OTIS FINNICUM
POSTED ON 3.2.2022
POSTED BY: ANON

100

Never forgotten.

HOOAH
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POSTED ON 3.15.2021
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Soldier.

May those who served never be forgotten. Rest in peace SSGT. Finnicum, I salute your brave soul. My heart goes out to you and your family.
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POSTED ON 3.15.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Staff Sergeant John Otis Finnicum, Served with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 3.9.2021
POSTED BY: ANON

Never forgotten

On the remembrance of your 99th birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Being a POW in WWII, and still staying in the Army...you are to be commended.

HOOAH
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POSTED ON 6.3.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Silver Star Medal Award (Dominican Republic Crisis)

Staff Sergeant John Otis Finnicum served in World War II where he was held as a Prisoner of War by the Germans for 15 months. He further served in the Korean War, the Dominican Republic Crisis where he was awarded the Silver Star Medal for conspicuous gallantry in action. He served as an Infantryman and in Vietnam was assigned to B Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Div.
See https://army.togetherweserved.com/army/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=48291
See also https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/201675373/john-otis-finnicum
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