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Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Staff Sergeant 1
Birth:
17 Jul 1948 1
Death:
22 Oct 1968 1
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Full Name:
Frederick G Jackson, Jr 1
Birth:
17 Jul 1948 1
Male 1
Death:
22 Oct 1968 1
Cause: Artillery, Rocket, Mortar 1
Age at Death: 20 1
Body Recovered: Recovered 1
Casualty Date: 22 Oct 1968 1
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 1
Residence:
Hometown: Las Cruces, NM 1
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Marriage:
Marital Status: Single 1
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Staff Sergeant 1
Battalion:
3rd Bn 1
Company:
D Co 1
Enlistment Type:
Regular 1
Grade:
+ E5 1
Major Command:
101st Abn Div 1
Regiment:
506th Infantry 1
Service:
Army 1
Specialty:
Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY) 1
Tour Start Date:
22 Jan 1968 1
Years Served:
1 1
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Religion:
Methodist (also Evangelical United Brethren) 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 20 1
Panel: 40W 1

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Jane Fulkerson (Photo Credit)
mccolt@nemontel.net
Currahee Researcher
POB 364
Plentywood, Montana 59254 USA
Currahee Remembered
http://www.currahee.org/


Fred G. (Gregg) Jackson Jr. was born July 17, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, and his home was Las Curces, New Mexico. He was killed in a rocket attack in Vietnam while serving with Company D, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. He was a 1966 graduate of Las Cruces High School. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Jackson Sr. Fred entered the Army in March 1967 and took basic training at Ft. Bliss, Texas. In addition to his parents, Fred was survived by two sisters, Kathryn and Rebecca and one brother, Paul. Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Methodist Church and burial was with full military honors at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, in Las Cruces. God rest your soul, Currahee. Anyone wishing to contact Fred's unit, please go to the website mentioned above. Wednesday, March 03, 2004



  Co D 506th 101st Posted for: FREDERICK G JACKSON JR: This obit is from Las Cruces New Mexico.

"Another Las Crucen has died in the Vietman war.

Sgt. Fred G. (Gregg) Jackson Jr. was killed in a rocket attack Tuesday. His paretns, Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Jackson Sr., were notified of his death Thursday.

The 20 year old graduate of Las Cruces High School was a member of Company D, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division.

His parents said the sergeant was due to return to the United States in January.

Jackson entered the Army in March 1967 and took basic training at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

He was born in El Paso, Texas, July 17, 1948 and was graduated from high school here in 1966.

In addition to his parents, Jackson is survived by two sisters, Kathryn and Rebecca and one brother, Paul.

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This notice 11/5/68
Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Methodist Church and burial was with full military honors at HILLCREST MEMORIAL GARDENS, in Las Cruces.


Rest in Peace, Currahee Posted by: Jane Fulkerson
Email: mccolt@nemont.net
Relationship: survivor
Sunday, May 14, 2006

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