|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1948|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1970|
Tay Ninh, Vietnam
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Jimmy graduated Jonesborough High School, Class of 1966 and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He worked in his father's garage as a mechanic before enlisting in the United States Army in June 1969.
Jimmy completed basic training at Fort Gordon, Georgia and advanced training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He qualified as a 91A10/Medical Corpsman and was assigned to Company C, 2nd Cavalry Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. His Tour of Duty began in Vietnam on 21 November 1969. Jimmy was Killed in Action on 8 March 1970 in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and for his service he received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air, National Defense, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign Medals.
Jimmy was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gainwell Hylmon and he had one daughter, Deborah Ann.
Alfred Gainwell Hylmon (1922 - 2010)
Monte Vista Memorial Park
Plot: Garden of Light, Lot 121, Space 3
Created by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Record added: Sep 23, 2012
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