Jerry Dale CantrellPrivate First Class
D CO, 1ST BN, 11TH INF RGT, 5 INF DIV
Army of the United States
15 August 1949 - 30 July 1969
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The database page for Jerry Dale Cantrell
Jerry was the first boy to let me wear his football jacket.
My Dad was instrumental in having the Vietnam Memorial built in Saline County.
A memorial from a friend,
Jerry Cantrell was my cousin. We were just two months apart in age, and we grew up together in a small rural community near Benton, Arkansas.
I attended Jerry's funeral in 1969, and it was one of the saddest days of my life. He was buried at Gravel Hill Cemetery, which is located on Highway 9 South in Saline County, Arkansas, near his boyhood home.
Jerry was a dear, sweet young man. I think of him often, and I miss him.
From a cousin,
A Note from The Virtual WallThe 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, lost five men on 30 July 1969:
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Donna L. Taylor
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 19 Nov 2001
Last updated 06/01/2006