Lance Corporal George Edward Naylor was born on June 27, 1947, and was originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served his country in the Vietnam War in the United States Marine Corps as a rifleman with K Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. He began his tour in Vietnam on May 14, 1967. On December 1, 1967, LCpl. Naylor was fighting under hostile conditions in Quang Tri province, South Vietnam, when he was killed from heavy artillery fire. He was 20 years old at the time of his death. LCpl. Naylor was buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 31E, Line 21.

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 June 1947
  • Date of death: 1 December 1967
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
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