Jack Duane Golden, Montana, KIA – Vietnam – Oct 13, 1968

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Jack Duane Golden
— 7 Oct 1947  Blair, Washington, Nebraska
— 13 Oct 1968 Bien Hoa, South Vietnam

Golden - Jack Duane - 1968 - KIA Vietnam

Odie “Slim” Golden (1920 – 1992)
Ruth Lila Crom (1922 – 2001)

 This family’s history is available on Ancestry.com and tracks back to early pre-Revolutionary Virginia; the family’s original name was Golding and the oldest known patriarch is Revolutionary War patriot William Golding, 1750-1835.

From his military records:

Age: 21
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Ponca
Home State: Nebraska
Religion: Methodist (also Evangelical United Brethren)
Marital Status: Single (Spouse Not Listed) (Single)
SSN/Service #: 56544747
Citizen Status: U.S.
Death Date: 13 Oct 1968
Processed Date: Oct 1968
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Casualty Type: Hostile – Killed
Casualty Reason: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire


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Casualty Air: Ground Casualty
Body Status: Body Recovered
Service Branch: Department of the Army
Component: Selective Service
Military Grade: Private First Class
Province: Military Region 3 – Bien Hoa
Length of Service : 00
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File

 This family’s history is available on Ancestry.com

You are welcome to add to or to correct this story by contacting: Bill Golden, Norfolk1956@gmail.com

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