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James Carroll Wood
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1947
Death: Apr. 11, 1968

Age 20, killed in Vietnam on April 11, 1968.
son of Carroll E. Wood and Mrs. Harriet Firkin (Perkins?) Wood Johnson.
Graduate of E. C. Glass, in Army about 18 months, a paratrooper of the 503rd Infantry Division. Took part in the Dorn Triangle, his unit - 173rd Battalion made the first combat jump in Vietnam. voluntary second duty - served as helicopter gunner in battle on Hill 885 at Dak To.
Aug. 1968 - family received his medals - Army Commendation Medal, the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Bronze Star, V for valor.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Carroll Emerson Wood (1921 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Memorial Park
Lynchburg
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Millner
Record added: Dec 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101783978
James Carroll Wood
Added by: Barbara Millner
 
James Carroll Wood
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James Carroll Wood
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 Added: Jun. 10, 2014

- Barbara Millner
 Added: Dec. 5, 2012
 
 
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