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CPL John Raymond Taylor

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CPL John Raymond Taylor

  • Birth 25 Sep 1947 USA
  • Death 3 Jun 1969 Vietnam
  • Burial Taft, Kern County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 11617830

A graduate of Taft Union High School with the Class of 1966. "Raymond", as he was known to all, served as a Corporal (posthumous promotion) in the U.S. Army, Company "D", 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade. He was killed in action at age 21 in Quang Ngai Province, Republic of South Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart. His name can be found on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, DC: Panel 23W; Row 059.


  • Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
  • Added: 26 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11617830
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL John Raymond Taylor (25 Sep 1947–3 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11617830, citing West Side District Cemetery, Taft, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lawrence Hildebrand (contributor 46786142) .