-Wayne Thomas Long
-C Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
-Length of Service: 1 year
-Died at the age of 18 in South Vietnam
-Cause of Death: Hostile, Ground Casualty, Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
-Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on January 12, 1966 (Section A, Plot 6800)

The family home was 222 Hawthorne Avenue. He attended South High School. He was survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Long; brothers, Eddie, Larry, and Audie Long; grandparents, Mr. Jack Long and Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Heck; great grandmother, Mrs. Iva Lee Heck. Funeral services were held January 12, 1966, at Island Home Assembly of God.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 December 1947
  • Date of death: 27 December 1965
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Middle Panel
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