|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1949|
|Death: ||May 4, 1970|
Trung Tin, Vietnam
Jason grew up in the South Central Community, Chuckey, Washington County, Tennessee and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated Lamar High School, Class of 1967. Jason was a member of the Beta Club and graduated second in his class, the class Salutatorian.
After basic and advanced training, Jason was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division, "The Americal Division" as a Light Weapons Infantryman.
His tour of duty in Vietnam began on 10 December 1969. Jason was killed in action while participating in a search and clear operation in the Nui Yon Thon Mountains, approximately eight miles southwest of Tam Ky City, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam on 4 May 1970. At 8:30am, Jason received a fatal fragmentation wound when a concealed enemy explosive device was detonated. For his actions, he received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation, National Defense, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign Medals.
Jason was 20 years old and a member of the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church. He was the son of Floyd Watsel Lamb, Sr., a United States Army, World War II veteran and Bonnie Bell Waddle. Jason was married with no children.
Floyd Lamb (1927 - 1984)
Note: Vietnam Memorial Wall: 11W 096
Liberty Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery Old
Created by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
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Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
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