John Herston Jackson

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA February 5, 1968

 

 

 


Private First Class
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Kent, Ohio
Date of birth: Thursday, 03/13/1947

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Private First Class
MOS: 11B10 Infantryman
LenSvc: Less than one year
Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4 INF DIV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Tuesday, 12/17/1967
Cas Date: Monday, 02/05/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Remains: Body recovered
Location: Kontum, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, died outright
Reason: Gun or small arms fire - Ground casualty

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John Jackson was killed in action during the fighting in Kontum City, in the Battle of Kontum, Tet Offensive 1968.

 

 

PFC John H. Jackson's decorations

 

 

 

 

 

John was from Kent Ohio, he attended Rosevelt High School and graduated in 1966.

 

 

 

 

Burial:
Standing Rock Cemetery
Kent
Portage County
Ohio, USA
Plot: YTD

 

Grave marker for John H. Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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