Saxon, Johnny Max, CPL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1971, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Service Years
1970 - 1971


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charlotte, NC
Last Address
Charlotte, NC

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1971
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Charlotte, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 133

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1970, Basic Training (Fort Jackson, SC), A/1
 Unit Assignments
4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment196th Infantry Brigade (Light) 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1971-1971, 11B10, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1971-1971, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
  1971-1971, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
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Last Known Activity
CPL Johnny Saxon, Vietnam Veteran, a 20 year old native of Charlotte, North Carolina died from an undetermined explosion.  He was born on August 12th, 1950 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He served with Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, "Polar Bears", 196th Infantry Brigade, USARV.  He was in Vietnam less than four months.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.

He was the son of James Collins Saxon and Mrs Mary Lois Farmer Saxon of Mecklenburg County.

CPL Saxon is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Find A Grave Memorial:


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