Jackie Kenneth Reed was killed by gunfire when his group of 280 marines were attacked by 2500 VietCong. He was graduated from a high school in Dayton, Tenn. in 1966 and due back from Vietnam in November. He was married to Nancy and father of a one-year-old daughter Norma.

Length of service 1 year
In Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground Casualty
Gun, Small arms fire
Body was recovered

On Wall
Panel 25E – Line 109

Photo of Jackie Reed VIA the Vietnam Virtual Memorial Fund
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 May 1946
  • Date of death: 4 September 1967
  • County: Rhea
  • Hometown: Dayton
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Diamond Lake Cemetery, Diamond Lake, Lake County, Illinois
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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