Let us not forget Specialist Four Gerald Wayne Cantrell, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Selective Service, SP4 Cantrell served our country until April 4th, 1969 in Quang, Ngai, South Vietnam. He was 22 years old and was not married. Gerald died from small arms fire. His body was recovered. Gerald was born on November 10th, 1946 in Pilgrim Knob, Virginia.
SP4 Cantrell is on panel 27W, line 009 of the Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.Gerald Wayne Cantrell.
Spc. 4 Gerald Wayne Cantrell was the son of Calvin T. and Edith Ellen (Clifton) Cantrell. His grandparents were Robert Walter And Flossie May (Ratliff) Clifton and John and Etta (Grizzle) Cantrell. Gerald Wayne had 3 brothers. Jack Edward Cantrell, Calvin Darrell Cantrell, and Michael Larry Cantrell. While serving in the military he was killed in Vietnam. Full military graveside rites were conducted by the U.S.Army Burial Detachment from Fort Lee, Va. Gerald Wayne was 22 (findagrave.com)