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Name: John Louis Morgan Jr
Panel/Line: 27W/51
Force: Army
Company: B
Rank: Corporal / Specialist Four
Pay Grade: E3 Posthumous Promotion
CAACF: 56732427
Home of Record: Pacoima, CA
Birth Date: November 27, 1948
Race: Negro
Gender: M
Religion: Baptist
Married: N
Death Date: April 10, 1969
Cause of Death: ground casualty by an explosive device hostile;
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 20
The body was recovered.
John Louis Morgan Jr

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Comment[Harry Whitmore]

I was John's platoon leader the night he was killed in an ambush outside the fire base at Vihn Kim and he died quickly--thank goodness. He was a good soldier who always did anything asked of him without ever complaining.

I was proud to know and serve with him. I only wish he hadn't been killed that night, as we lost another man latet the same night; Kenneth Brown, a medic assigned to our platoon, and he were hit by a mortar round.

I do hope they are both together in Heaven now and will be waiting to welcome us when we arrive.

Captain Harry Whitmore