Gunnery Sergeant John Mark Avery

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Title

Gunnery Sergeant John Mark Avery

Subject

Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United States. Marine Corps

Description

GySgt. John M. Avery was killed on October 30, 1968, while serving as a Platoon Sergeant with Company B, 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 3rd Marine Divison. Sgt. Avery was the husband of Mrs. Christine Meadows Avery and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vassor Avery.

More information on GySgt. Avery's service can be found at this site: https://marines.togetherweserved.com/usmc/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=95294.

A photo of GySgt. Avery can be found on his Virtual Wall page at this site: http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/1748/JOHN-M-AVERY.

A photo of GySgt. Avery's grave can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79704888/john-mark-avery.  

For his service Sgt. Avery was awarded the Silver Star. To read the commendation for Sgt. Avery's Silver Star see this site: http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=23213.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive
Virtual Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Find A Grave

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

November 11, 1968
November 12, 1968

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1873

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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