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Lieut Sharon Ann Lane

Lieut Sharon Ann Lane

Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Death 8 Jun 1969 (aged 25)
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial North Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 18 Row 6 Plot 181
Memorial ID 8143408 · View Source
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Lt. Lane died from shrapnel wounds when the 312th Evac. at Chu Lai was hit by rockets on June 8, 1969. From Canton, OH, she was a month short of her 26th birthday. She was posthumously awarded the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm and the Bronze Star for Heroism. In 1970, the recovery room at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver, where Lt. Lane had been assigned before going to Viet Nam, was dedicated in her honor. In 1973, Aultman Hospital in Canton, OH, where Lane had attended nursing school, erected a bronze statue of Lane. The names of 110 local servicemen killed in Vietnam are on the base of the statue.

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  • Maintained by: Velma Dalton
  • Added: 1 Dec 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Sharon Ann Lane (7 Jul 1943–8 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8143408, citing Sunset Hills Memory Gardens, North Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Velma Dalton (contributor 46592797) .