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Spec Jerry Owen Lafayette
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1950
Death: Sep. 25, 1971, Vietnam

Specialist 4 Jerry Lafayette was the 1st Concrete High School graduate to give his life in the war in Vietnam. The 21 yr old was killed in action in Thua Thien, South Vietnam as the result of enemy action. He was the first Upper Skagit man to become a casualty of the Vietnam War. He was a senior at Concrete High School when he was drafted. He was united in marriage to Ellen Gay Dellinger on 19 Dec 1970. He began his tour in Vietnam with the B-2/501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Div. on 20 Feb 1971.
 
 
Burial:
Liberty Freewill Baptist Cemetery
Rockport
Skagit County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: CathyJ1952
Record added: Mar 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67657966
Spec Jerry Owen Lafayette
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Spec Jerry Owen Lafayette
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SPEC4 Lafayette and I served with the B-2/501st Infantry (101st ABN Div) in Vietnam but he came in country after I was wounded and discharged. I honor him for his ultimate sacrifice. May he rest in peace.
- Bradley N Jimerson
 Added: Apr. 21, 2012
 
 
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