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Charles Haskell Ayres
US Army, Died: January 22nd 1969 in South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province
Charles Haskell Ayres was born on May 12th, 1945. In Cocke County Tennessee.
On January 17th 1969 while serving as a tank commander with Troop A, 3d Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Troop A came under murderous enemy fire from well concealed bunkers. Seeing a friendly vehicle disabled by enemy fire, Lieutenant Ayres, with complete disregard for his own safety, exposed himself to the intense fire as he dismounted his vehicle to help evacuate the wounded.
Charles is buried at Warrensburg Cemetery in Midway, TN.
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