John J. Gallagher

Date of Birth: 04/21/1944
Neighborhood: Germantown
High School: Cardinal Dougherty High School
Street: West Godfrey Ave.
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 12/17/1969
Province of Casualty: Bihn Thuan
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 10
Panel Row: 13

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Gallagher graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in 1962, and worked as a line-man for Bell of Pennsylvania at 9th and Race streets for five years. He was drafted into the Army in April 1968. The 24-year-old specialist four, a cannoneer with C Battery of the 5th Battalion, 22nd Artillery, died in Vietnam on Feb. 17, 1969. He was survived by his mother, brother and sister.

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