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First Name: John

Last Name: Carey

Birthplace:

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)







Date of Birth: 02 March 1945

Date of Death: 28 July 1967

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
John Carey, Jr.

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

John Carey, Jr.

Corporal, U.S. Army

John Carey, Jr. was born on 2 March 1945.


On 28 July 1967, Corporal John Carey, Jr. was serving with C Company, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, in Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Corporal Carey was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name John Carey Jr is located on Panel 24E Line 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Burial

Corporal John Carey, Jr. is buried at Centerline Cemetery in Burleson County, TX.

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Honoree ID: 3611   Created by: MHOH

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