SGT George Jackson Hyatt

Company D 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 04/05/69



Age: 22
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Oct 6, 1946
Marital Status: Single

SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 11C40: Indirect Fire Infantryman
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Aug 3, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 5, 1969
Body was recovered

Panel 27W - Line 18


George Hyatt was killed in action while on Operation Wayne Grey, during an assault on NVA positions
near LZ Cider in the Plei Trap Valley, at grid reference YA811797, approximately 27 kilometers north of
Plei Djereng airfield.




SGT George J. Hyatt's decorations




Sgt. G. J. Hyatt Rites to Be Set

Sgt. George J. Hyatt, 22, who was killed in action 5 Apr in Vietnam was a 1964 graduate of Lakes High School.
Sgt. Hyatt, who lived at 7908 Nixon Ave. SW., was born at Ft. Meade MD, and moved to Lakewood in 1958.
He joined the Army 13 months ago and went to Vietnam last August. He sang in the senior choir at Lakes.
Survivors include his parents, Col. (ret.) and Mrs. Arthur G. Hyatt, of the home; a brother, Arthur Jr., a student at
Western Washington State College, Bellingham; a sister, Corinne, of the home; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Hyatt,
of Wilkinsburg PA and Mr. and Mrs. George Colenson, of Tampa FL. Services will be announced by Mountain View Funeral Home.

(Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma WA, 11 Apr 1969 )


George J. Hyatt from his 1963 High School yearbook






Grave marker for George J. Hyatt



George Hyatt is buried with his parents.
His mother is at the top, then his father, then George



Grave marker for George's mother












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