Jackson, Frederick G, Jr., SSG Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Service Years
- 1968



Staff Sergeant


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1948
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Las Cruces
Last Address
Las Cruces

Casualty Date
Oct 22, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Binh Thuan
Conflict
Vietnam War/Unspecified Operation
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40W 020

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Last Name JACKSON
Given Names FREDERICK G JR

Date of Birth 19480717 07/17/1948
Service A Army
Component R Regular
Rank SSG Staff Sergeant
Grade and posthumous promotion + E5
Service Occupation 11B40 Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Actual Date of Casualty 19681022 10/22/1968
Actual Date of Death 19681022 10/22/1968
Tour Date 680122 01/22/1968
Posthumous decoration
Casualty Type A1 Hostile, Died
Reason E Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty
Body Recovered
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 17 Binh Thuan
Casualty Location
Major command, eg division or brigade 101st Abn Div
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit D Co
Battalion or similar level unit 3rd Bn
Regiment, ROAD 506th Infantry

Home of Record City LAS CRUCES
Home of Record State Code New Mexico

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FREDERICK G JACKSON
Army - SSGT - E5
Age: 20
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Jul 17, 1948
From: LAS CRUCES, NM
Religion: METHODIST
Marital Status: Single
SSGT - E5 - Army - Regular
101st Airborne Division

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jan 22, 1968
Casualty was on Oct 22, 1968
In BINH THUAN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR
Body was recovered
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 40W 020

Jane Fulkerson (Photo Credit)
mccolt@nemontel.net
Currahee Researcher
POB 364
Plentywood, Montana 59254 USA
Currahee Remembered
http://www.currahee.org/


Fred G. (Gregg) Jackson Jr. was born July 17, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, and his home was Las Curces, New Mexico. He was killed in a rocket attack in Vietnam while serving with Company D, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He was a 1966 graduate of Las Cruces High School. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Jackson Sr. Fred entered the Army in March 1967 and took basic training at Ft. Bliss, Texas. In addition to his parents, Fred was survived by two sisters, Kathryn and Rebecca and one brother, Paul. Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Methodist Church and burial was with full military honors at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, in Las Cruces. God rest your soul, Currahee. Anyone wishing to contact Fred's unit, please go to the website mentioned above.
Wednesday, March 03, 2004




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  Co D 506th 101st
Posted for: FREDERICK G JACKSON JR:
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.

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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
Posted by: Jane Fulkerson
Email: mccolt@nemont.net
Relationship: survivor
Sunday, May 14, 2006
   
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