Morley, John Joseph, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 1542, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry
Service Years
1966 - 1968


First Lieutenant

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bayonne, NJ
Last Address
Bayonne, NJ

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1968
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Kien Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - North Arlington, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40W 029/Blk-32 Sec-A Gr-616 1A

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryNew Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2018, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Campbell, KY)
  1967, 50th Company, 5th Student Brigade (OCS) (Fort Benning, GA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry 9th Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 1542, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry
  1968-1968, 1542, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Army 1st Lt. John J. Morley was killed in an encounter with enemy forces while on patrol. He was the 14th Bayonne soldier killed in the Vietnam War and the 77th from Hudson County. Morley had been in Vietnam approximately three months. He received his basic training at Ft. Campbell, Ky. And Ft. Lewis, Washington. He graduated from Offices Candidate School at Ft. Benning, Ga. And became a second lieutenant. While in Vietnam, Morley was promoted to first lieutenant.

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