Dennis Wayne TaylorPrivate First Class
B BTRY, 1ST BN, 8TH ARTILLERY, 25 INF DIV
Army of the United States
03 November 1947 - 16 June 1968
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The database page for Dennis Wayne Taylor
On Flag Day, 2007, I was thinking about all the veterans I went to high school with from our hometown of Henderson, Tennessee, who, like you, gave the supreme sacrifice, that we can remain free. On behalf of all our local citizens in Chester County, I want to say "Thank You". I'll always remember you and the fun we had in school. We honor you this day and truly appreciate your service to our nation. Freedom comes with a price, it is not free.
From a high school friend.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe MACV Monthly Summary for June 1968 contains this entry:
"16 June - At 0250 hours, elements of the 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, in night defensive position received heavy fire (mortars) and ground attack by estimated enemy battalion. Infantry returned enemy fire with organic weapons, and were supported by artillery, helicopter gunships, and AC-47 gunship fires. Contact continued until 0940 hours when enemy withdrew. Results: 52 enemy killed, 21 individual and 4 crew-served weapons captured. US 3 killed, 32 wounded."The three men killed in the attack were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 16 Jun 2007
Last updated 08/10/2009