Ayres, Charles Haskell, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry /A Troop
Service Years
1968 - 1969
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Armor

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Midway, TN
Last Address
Midway, TN


Casualty Date
Jan 22, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Warrensburg Cemetery - Midway, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34W 055

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Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1969, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 225
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  Tributes from Others: Apr 3, 2016  
   

Ed  Cardon
ed@epcsearchinternational.com
Fellow 25th Infantry Division Vet
Fellow 25th Infantry Division Veteran
I did not know 1LT/02 Charles Ayres but I served with the 25th Infantry Division from 1969-70. I salute your Service and Sacrifice. May you find the peace of the Lord and your family and friends as well.
Jan 22, 2011
 
 
Michael McCarty
YOU, ARE NOT FORGOTTEN!
Fellow veteran
SGT., E-5, 7th, Infantry, d.m.z., Korea, 68/69.
'Empty Chairs at Empty Tables,' from Les Miserables
Oh my friends, my friends forgive me, that I live and you are gone. There's a grief that can't be spoken, there's a pain goes on and on, Phantom faces at the window. Phantom shadows on the floor. Empty chairs at empty tables, where my friends will meet no more. Oh my friends, my friends, don't ask me, what your sacrifice, was for. Empty chairs, at empty tables, where my friends, will sing no more...
Jan 22, 2010
 
 
Bill  Gallenstein
FL
A very proud cold war USAF veteran remembers you on this day. My God bless you and your family always. I salute you, Thank you
Jan 22, 2008
 
 
Manuel Pino Bco 2/8th 1st Cav 68-69
mpjr54@msn.com
Fellow Vietnam Army Vet
A Trp/3/4th Cav Rgt, 25th Inf Div
If I should die, and leave you here awhile, be not like others, sore undone, who keep long vigils by the silent dust, and weep...for MY sake, turn again to life, and smile...Nerving thy heart, and trembling hand to do something to comfort other hearts than thine... Complete these dear, unfinished tasks of mine...and I, perchance, may therein comfort you.
Jun 25, 2007
 
 
manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. “He which hath no stomach, to this fight, let him depart. But we in it, shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless you, for your Sacrifice!!!
Jan 22, 2007
 
 
Garnet Jenkins
Just passing by...
Grand Junction, Co.
"GREATER LOVE, HATH NO MAN, THAN THIS, THAT HE LAY, DOWN HIS LIFE, FOR HIS FRIENDS" - John 15:13.... Remembering, this Young Hero, on his birth date, with a Multitude, of Thanks, for his Courage, Many Years of Service and Dedication, to our Country and for Freedom. Rest well and know, that you will, NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I'am the sister, of such a young hero, who made the Supreme Sacrifice, in Vietnam, 1967.... "And He will, raise you up, on eagle's wings, bear you, on the breath of dawn, make you to shine, like the sun and hold you, in the Palm, of His Hand."
Jan 22, 2007
 
 
Ron HENSLEY
Nam vet., from same state.
Rest in peace, my HERO brother.
Saturday, January 22, 2005
 
 
RAUL REYNA
raulreynaA@yahoo.com
ADMIRER
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
CHARLES, YOU WERE KIA., 36, YEARS AGO
YOU, SIR WILL, NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. YOU HAVE GIVEN, US, YOUR ALL, THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE AND FOR THAT SIR, I SALUTE YOU. GOOD SOLDIERS, NEVER DIE, THEY JUST GO TO HEAVEN. YOU, SIR, WERE AMONG THE CHOSEN FEW, TO LEAD, THE WAY AND HOLD, UP THE FRONT FOR ALL, OF US. YOU, MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR ME, TO LIVE, TO BREATHE, TO BE A FATHER, TO BE A SON, A BROTHER, A HUSBAND, AN UNCLE, A FRIEND. ALL, THIS IS POSSIBLE FOR ME, BECAUSE YOU, MADE IT HAPPEN, YOU, ASSURED MY LIFE ON EARTH, BY GIVING YOUR LIFE, IN EXCHANGE. I THANK YOU, MY FAMILY THANKS YOU, WE ALL THANK YOU, FOR YOU, SIR, GAVE IT ALL, FOR US. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL YOUR FAMILY. REST IN PEACE, MY FALLEN BROTHER! RAUL REYNA
Saturday, January 22, 2005
 
 
Kimberly Kimmel-Ober
kimabmitz@earthlink.net
admirer
Encinitas, California, United States, of America
For 1LT/02, Charles Ayres and all those, who knew him and loved him, I just want to say thank you, for your dedication and sacrifice! Please know, that you have, not been forgotten and always will hold a special place, in my heart! It would have been nice, to have known you, as a person and I greatly, appreciate your service! I just wish, you did not have to pay, so, high a price! You forever will, be a hero, in my eyes!
Saturday, June 08, 2002
 
 
Remembering An American Hero
Posted on 11/23/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
 
Dear 1LT Charles Haskell Ayres, sir As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned. May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you. With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir Curt Carter
 
We Remember
Posted on 12/30/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
 
Charles is buried at Warrensburg Cemetery in Midway, TN. SS BSM PH
 
 
Never Forgotten
Posted on 1/18/06 - by Bill Nelson grite@yahoo.com
 
FOREVER REMEMBERED "If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces .We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam: Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother. From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
 
 
Posted on 3/7/99 - by Jake Keasling jakie@xtn.net
 
Charlie was a friend of mine. We enjoyed school together from 1st to 7th grade. He was a great guy, Vietnam was such a waste to have cut short the lives of so many like Charlie. Jake
 

   
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IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
   
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Apr 3, 2016
   
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