JOHN H CHEEKS

JOHN H CHEEKS - CPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • penns grove
  • COUNTY:
  • Salem
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • January 21, 1946
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 28, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • CPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


John H. Cheeks was born on January 21, 1946. His home of record is Penns Grove, NJ.

He served in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Corporal (CPL). He was assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines.

Cheeks was killed in action on April 28, 1967 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam from wounds.

John’s name appears on the Penns Grove High School Vietnam War Memorial, dedicated in September 2010, which stands near Penns Grove Middle School.

Sources: Roger Liggon (veteran) and NJVVMF.

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