Nov 162011

SP4 John Mayo

Birth:  May 12, 1945 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death:  Nov. 14, 1966 Log An, Vietnam.

SP4 John Mayo a native of Charlotte, NC was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that John died from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

John was the communications specialist on a Special Forces A-Team (A-414). John was a member of the church where he is buried.  He indicated he was going to go into the ministry once he served his country.  He served with Detachment A-414, 5th Special Forces Group, Special Forces Vietnam.  He was awarded The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

  One Response to “MAYO, John”

  1. Johnny, my boyhood friend. I have not forgotten you or our fun times together.

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