Morgan, John Daniel, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11D10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1950 - 1966

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dunn, NC
Last Address
Hartford, CT

Casualty Date
Jun 30, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Resthaven Memorial Park - Dunn, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 112

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1950, Basic Training (Fort Bragg, NC), A/1
 Unit Assignments
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry 1st Infantry Division
  1966-1966, 11D10, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry /B Troop
  1966-1966, 11D10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT John D Morgan, Vietnam Veteran, native of North Carolina. He lost his life in Vietnam while his family lived in Conneticutt.

Sergeant John D Morgan was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SGT Morgan served our country until June 30th, 1966 in South Vietnam. He was 36 years old and was married. It was reported that John died from multiple fragmentation wounds. His body was recovered. John was born on October 8th, 1929 in Dunn, NC. SGT Morgan is on panel 08E, line 112 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 18 years.

Army SGT John Daniel Morgan of 24 Cambridge Street, Hartford, CT, has been reported killed in action in South Vietnam on June 30. Morgan, 36, died as a result of metal fragment wounds received while on combat operations. He was in Troop B, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry of the First Infantry Division ("The Big Red One"). He had served over 18 years in the Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War. He had been in Vietnam since January 1966. He leaves his wife, Mrs Myrtle L. Morgan; his father, Clarence Morgan of Dunn, NC; a son, the late US Navy RM2: Anthony Daniel Morgan , and two daughters, Miss Marilyn E. Morgan and Miss Jacqueline Morgan, all of Hartford; five brothers and six sisters, all of North Carolina. O.S. Payton Funeral Home, Dunn, NC, are in charge of the Funeral arrangements.

SGT Morgan served as a Sergeant with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, USARV.

He was awarded The Distinguished Service Medal, The Purple Heart Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster for his combat related wounds, The Korean Service Medal, The Korean Defense Medal, The United Nations Service Medal, The American Expeditionary Medal, The Army of Occupation Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal(s) and The Good Conduct Medal(s).
   
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