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Spec Wyman Gene Britt
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1949
Fairmont
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1969
Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Sp4 Wyman Gene Britt, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Fairmont, North Carolina.

Specialist Four Wyman Gene Britt was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SP4 Britt served our country until August 4th, 1969 in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam. He was 19 years old and was not married. It was reported that Wyman died by friendly fire. His body was recovered. SP4 Britt is on panel 20W, line 094 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

LUMBERTON - SP4 Wyman Britt, 19, died in Vietnam August 4. He is survived by his mother, Mrs Calvin Britt of Route 2, Fairmont; eight brothers, J.C. Britt of Fairmont, Elton, Deleon of Lumberton, Ed and Dan Britt of Greensboro, Melton and Leighton Britt, Ken Britt of Route 2, Fairmont; two sisters, Miss Linda Britt of the home and Mrs Mary Frances McCloskey of Greensboro; maternal grandfather, Ed Graham of Route 2 Fairmont.

He is the Son of Mr Calvin Britt and Mrs Gertrude Gray Britt, of Robeson County, NC.
Wyman grew up on a farm with 9 brothers and 2 sisters. His father was a big fox hunter, and taught his sons his passion. Instead of foxes,Wyman loved to "coon" hunt.He had his own Walker dogs for it.-Melton

He served with Bravo troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Armored Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV.

He was awarded 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.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Calvin Britt (1899 - 1964)
  Gertrude G Britt (1914 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Guy Britt (1936 - 1952)*
  John Calvin Britt (1938 - 2004)*
  Wyman Gene Britt (1949 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Britt Family Cemetery
Fairmont
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 12, 2007
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Spec Wyman Gene Britt
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Spec Wyman Gene Britt
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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: Jul. 27, 2012
Rest in peace fellow calvary trooper you are not forgotten
- David Olsen
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011
Thank you for your sacrifice. May you rest in peace.
- Jo Terry ღ
 Added: May. 15, 2009
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