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Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins

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Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins

  • Birth 6 Apr 1934 Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1967 Quang Ngai, Quang Ngai, Vietnam
  • Burial Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 17623012

SSG Darrell Frederick Gaskins, Korean War Veteran, Vietnam War Veteran, Native of Vanceboro, NC.

Staff Sergeant Darrell Frederick Gaskins was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SSG Gaskins served our country until June 11th, 1967 in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was 33 years old and was married. It was reported that Darrell died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. SSG Gaskins is on panel 21E, line 088 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 14 years.

He served with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, "Strike", 101st Airborne Division, "Screaming Eagles", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB) with One Gold Star, 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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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 21 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17623012
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Darrell Frederick Gaskins (6 Apr 1934–11 Jun 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17623012, citing Celestial Memorial Gardens, Vanceboro, Craven County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .