James Edward Hylmon

Military Data
MOS 91A10 Medical Corpsman
Length Service 00
Unit HHC, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 21 November 1969
Incident Date 8 March 1970
Casualty Date 8 March 1970
Age at Loss 21
Location Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 13W Line 097

He was the son of Alfred Gainwell Hylmon. Husband of Claris Ann Valentine and father of Deborah Ann.

james and I were medic’s in charlie co. 2/8 1st cav 69-70 Vietnam. James was kia on 3/8/70 I was wounded the same day…does he have any living relatives?
–Submitted by David J. Dedrick

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 August 1948
  • Date of death: 8 March 1970
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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