Jimmy Lynn Henry

Military Data
Note Posthumous Promotion as indicated
MOS 11B10 Infantryman
Length Service 00
Unit C Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 20 February 1969
Incident Date 9 May 1969
Casualty Date 9 May 1969
Age at Loss 20
Location Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

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A native of Hawkins County and 1966 graduate of Church Hill High School, Henry was employed by the Kingsport Press Inc. before entering service in September, 1968. He left for Vietnam in February and had been awarded a Purple heart for wounds received before the last action.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Barbara Brumer Henry, his parents, brothers Donald, Gailher Jr. and Randall Henry and sister Mrs. Madelin Morelock, Mrs. Barbara Williams, Mrs. Shirley Anderson and Miss Sharron Adell Henry.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 November 1948
  • Date of death: 9 May 1969
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Sullivan County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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