FRANCIS J HAYES

FRANCIS J HAYES - SGT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • runnemede
  • COUNTY:
  • Camden
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • July 14, 1947
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • May 15, 1968
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • SGT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Francis Joseph Hayes, Jr. was born on July 14, 1947, to Francis and May Hayes. His home of record is Runnemede, NJ. He had one brother. Francis graduated from Triton High School in 1966.

Hayes entered the US Army in October 1966, where he attained the rank of Sergeant (SGT).

On May 15, 1968, Hayes was killed in action in Quang Tin, South Vietnam.

He received the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Military Merit Medal, and the Gallantry Cross with Palm. He is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, NJ.

Sources: Francis J. Hayes (father) and NJVVMF, VVMF.

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