Date of Birth: 05/15/1947
High School: John Bartram High School
Street: S. 16th Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 06/01/1966
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 30
Panel Row: 6
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Sykes attended John Bartram High School before enlisting in the Army in 1964. The 19-year-old private first class, an aircraft maintenance specialist, died inVietnam on June 1, 1966, as the result of a non-combat incident in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province. He had been assigned to the 256th Transportation Detachment.