GERALD R THOMPSON

GERALD R THOMPSON - PFC

  • HOMETOWN:
  • penns grove
  • COUNTY:
  • Salem
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • July 12, 1940
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • March 05, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • PFC
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Gerald R. Thompson was born on July 12, 1940. His home of record is Penns Grove, NJ.

He served in the US Army and he attained the rank of Private First Class (PFC). He served in D Company, 5th Bn, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV. He began his tour of duty on February 14, 1967.

Thompson was killed in action on March 5, 1967. He is buried at Beverly National Cemetery in Beverly, NJ.

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

Source: VVMF, NJVVMF.

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