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PFC John Charles Harding, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1946
Mocksville
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1968
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam

US Marine PFC John Charles Harding Jr, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Mocksville, NC.

US Marine Private First Class John Charles Harding Jr was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps, PFC Harding served our country until December 8th, 1968 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that John died from small arms fire. His body was recovered. John was born on December 9th, 1946 in Mocksville, North Carolina. PFC Harding is on panel 37W, line 065 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

J.C.Harding Jr. Killed In Vietnam: John Charles Harding Jr., 21, a former resident of Rt. 2, Mocksville, has been killed in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. He was a U.S. Marine. Survivors include his parents, Mr and Mrs John Charles Harding Sr. of Rt. 2, Mocksville; one brother, Joseph Henry Harding of the U.S.Navy; and his Grandmothers, Mrs John T Harding of Rt2, Mooksville, and Mrs Ruth H Jones of Pearman, Md. The body is being sent to Baton's Funeral Home.

He was the son of Mr and Mrs John C Harding Sr, Route 2, Box 257, Mocksville, NC.

He served with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF.

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

 
 
Burial:
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
Mocksville
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17689377
PFC John Charles Harding, Jr
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