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Spec James Junior "J.J." Dew
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1943
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1968, Vietnam

Sp4 James Junior Dew, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Wilson, North Carolina.

Specialist Four James Junior Dew was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a draftee in the Army, SP4 Dew served our country until September 22nd, 1968 in Kien Hoa, South Vietnam. He was 25 years old and was married. It was reported that James died from artillery fire. His body was recovered. SP4 Dew is on panel 43W, line 061 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

Relatives of Army Specialist James "Junior" Dew, 25, of 1406 Atlantic Street, have been informed by the U.S. War Department that the soldier has been killed in action in Vietnam. Dew, who entered the the U.S. Army, June 11, 1967, had only served in Vietnam two weeks before his death September 22. Born March 28, 1943, he is the son of James Dew Sr. He sttended Springfield High School of Lucama. Specialist Dew was married to the former Linda Jane Lucas in 1965. He is survived by his father and wife and son, Giordano Dew, five sisters, Miss Brenda Dew of Wilson, Mrs Margaret Ellis, Mrs Sheila D Dew, Miss Chevie Jean Dew all of Wilson County, and Mrs Cristine Davis of Newark, NJ; two brothers; Nathan E Dew of Wilson, and Tom Dew of Georgia, and his Maternal Grandparents, Mr and Mrs Albert Farmer of Nash County. He was the husband of Mrs Linda J Dew, 1406 Best Atlantic Street, Wilson, NC.

He served with the "Brownwater Navy", in the 1097th Transportaion Company(Boats), 159th Tranportation Battalion, 4th Transportation Command, USA Support Command Saigon, 1st Logistics Command, USARV.

He was awarded 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:
Rest Haven Cemetery
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17603660
Spec James Junior J.J. Dew
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Spec James Junior J.J. Dew
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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: Sep. 10, 2012

- Tom Reece
 Added: May. 5, 2010
Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it
- Tom Reece
 Added: Dec. 6, 2008
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