Born in Chardon, Ohio, SGT Jay Kingery was assigned to Sub-Unit #1, 1st Radio Battalion, III Marine Amphibious Force. His MOS/Specialty was 2571 (Special Radio Operator).
SGT Kingery was killed in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. Today he would have been 71 years old.
The location of SGT Kingery’s name can be found on the Vietnam memorial wall on Panel 59E, Line 25.