JACK E GELL
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HONORED ON PANEL 3E, LINE 49 OF THE WALL

JACK EARL GELL

WALL NAME

JACK E GELL

PANEL / LINE

3E/49

DATE OF BIRTH

11/30/1940

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/14/1965

HOME OF RECORD

MONTMORENCI

COUNTY OF RECORD

Aiken County

STATE

SC

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SGT

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JACK EARL GELL
POSTED ON 11.14.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Bronze Star Medal Award for Valor

Sergeant Jack Earl Gell was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, with Combat Distinguishing Device (V), for his exemplary gallantry in action. He served as an Infantry Communications Chief and was assigned to A CO, 1ST BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV.
See https://army.togetherweserved.com/
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POSTED ON 10.22.2020
POSTED BY: Donna Thomas

Remembering You My Dear Cousin

It was like yesterday when we heard the news that you had died a true patriot. I was 14 and how my mother cried - your Aunt Elaine. Thank you for your service and loving you still today.
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POSTED ON 10.22.2020
POSTED BY: Donna Thomas

Remembering You My Dear Cousin

It was like yesterday when we heard the news that you had died a true patriot. I was 14 and how my mother cried - your Aunt Elaine. Thank you for your service and loving you still today.
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POSTED ON 8.30.2019
POSTED BY: Keoni Wong

Never forget

Thank you for your sacrifice for my freedom. God bless your family.
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POSTED ON 11.30.2018
POSTED BY: K

Great Soldier...Great Family Man.....Great American...Not Forgotten..

Sgt. Jack Gell, (Jay), was born in Syracuse, NY. He joined the United States Army in Albany, NY. He was a professional soldier. He was a loving husband and devoted father to his wife Rebecca, his daughters Bonnie and Carol, and his son, Jay. He served a 13 month tour of duty in Korea, 1960-'61 in the 1st Cavalry Division. He is mentioned a number of times in the book, 'We Were Soldiers Once -- And Young'. He gave his life for his country on Nov 14, 1965 in the Ia Drang Battle of Vietnam. According to his Captain and his dear friend, Tony Nadal, his dying words were ... "Tell my wife I love her..."
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