Oswald Clayton South, Jr.
Hometown formerly of Grimsley, TN; hometown also listed as Muncie, Indiana

Sp4. South had served one year in the Army as a member of A Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. His tour in Vietnam began on July 25, 1966, and he was killed in action in Binh Dinh, South Vietnam.

Oswald was returned to his childhood home and buried at Fentress Memory Gardens, Fentress County, Tennessee. He is honored on Panel 16E, Row 126 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 June 1946
  • Date of death: 20 March 1967
  • County: Fentress
  • Hometown: Grimsley
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Combat Infantrymans Badge, Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, viet Service Medal, viet Campaign Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fentress Memory Gardens, Fentress County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXII, Middle Panel
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