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Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1934
Vanceboro
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1967
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

SSG Darrell Frederick Gaskins, Korean War Veteran, Vietnam War Veteran, Native of Vanceboro, NC.

Staff Sergeant Darrell Frederick Gaskins was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SSG Gaskins served our country until June 11th, 1967 in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was 33 years old and was married. It was reported that Darrell died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. SSG Gaskins is on panel 21E, line 088 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 14 years.

He served with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, "Strike", 101st Airborne Division, "Screaming Eagles", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB) with One Gold Star, The Bronze Star Medal, 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:
Celestial Memorial Gardens
Vanceboro
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 21, 2007
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Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins
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Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins
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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
 Added: Oct. 8, 2012

- Tom Reece
 Added: May. 11, 2010
Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it
- Tom Reece
 Added: Dec. 12, 2009
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