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Sgt James Thomas Gaynor
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1920
Death: Feb. 15, 1968
Quang Tri, Vietnam


James Thomas Gaynor served as a Sergeant Major in the H & S Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, United States Marine Corps. He served during the Vietnam War.

He was killed in action in Quang Tri, South Vietnam.

JAMES THOMAS GAYNOR

Sergeant Major (E-9)
United States Marine Corps, Regular

Age: 47
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth: February 23, 1920
From: Fallbrook, California

Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital Status: Married

Length of Service: 30 Years
His Tour began on January 1, 1968

Casualty was on February 15, 1968
In Quang Tri, South Vietnam

Hostile, Died of Wounds
Ground Casualty - Artillery, Rocket, or Mortar
Body was Recovered

Vietnam Memorial: Panel 39E, Line 47
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Betty J. Appley Gaynor (1924 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  James Thomas Gaynor (1954 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

C-15

JAMES T GAYNOR
LOUISIANA
S MAJ US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM BSM - NCM - PH & GS
FEB 23 1920 FEB 15 1968
 
Note: Recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Purple Heart, & a Gold Star
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Annex, Site #C-15
 
Created by: Karl Stelly
Record added: Jun 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54275420
Sgt James Thomas Gaynor
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
Sgt James Thomas Gaynor
Added by: Karl Stelly
 
Sgt James Thomas Gaynor
Cemetery Photo
Added by: L Ferree
 
 
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- the Jeans
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
The 1/26 Operations Log for 15 Feb 1968 notes that the Charlie 1/26 command post at Khe Sanh received a direct hit by enemy rocket fire at 1515H [3:15 pm]. The Log also contains six "wounded in action" reports from the incident; of the six men, two died o...(Read more)
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Oct. 8, 2012
Sergeant Major, United States Marine Corps
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Oct. 3, 2012
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