JERRY   MORGAN

JERRY MORGAN - CPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • long branch
  • COUNTY:
  • Monmouth
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • April 03, 1948
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 21, 1969
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • CPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


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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