|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1945|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1968|
Quang Ngai, Vietnam
First Lieutenant Thomas Gary Sikes was a 1962 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville, FL and 1967 graduate of Mercer University, Macon, GA.
Lieutenant Sikes was the 2nd Platoon Leader, of C Company, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment (The Professionals), 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal (23rd) Division, United States Army Vietnam.
When Lieutenant Sikes gave his all in the Quang Ngai province of South Vietnam he left a wife and a one month old son that he never even saw.
His name is located on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, DC at coordinates 36W 053.
SGT Vincent Thomas Daiello and Lieutenant Sikes died within seconds of each other in the same ambush.
1ST LT 46 INF AMERICAL DIV
VIETNAM BSM - PH
Maintained by: Steve Curlee
Originally Created by: Suellen Browning Dennis
Record added: Aug 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95806462
Remembering 1LT Gary Sikes, who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam on 20DEC68. Requiescat in Pace.|
Added: Dec. 19, 2014
You are not forgotten. Requiescat in pace.|
Added: Aug. 16, 2014
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
Added: Nov. 17, 2012