JERRY MORGAN - CPL
- long branch
- DATE OF BIRTH:
- April 03, 1948
- DATE OF CASUALTY:
- April 21, 1969
- BRANCH OF SERVICE:
- South Vietnam
Jerry Morgan, Jr. was born on April 3, 1948, and lived with his family lived in Long Branch, NJ. Jerry was a 1967 graduate of Long Branch High School.
Morgan entered the US Army in May 1968, where he attained the rank of Corporal (CPL). He was assigned to B Company 2nd/12th 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam.
On April 21, 1969, Morgan was killed in action during combat operations when his unit encountered a hostile force near Saigon in South Vietnam.
The city of Long Branch has named a park in honor of Jerry Morgan, Jr.
Sources: Newspaper clippings and NJVVMF.
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