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First Name: Jerry

Last Name: Baxter

Birthplace: Susanville, CA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Date of Birth: 16 August 1947

Date of Death: 27 March 1969

Rank: Warrant Officer 1

Years Served:
Jerry Baxter

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Jerry Baxter

Warrant Officer, U.S. Army

Jerry Baxter was born on 16 August 1947 in Susanville, CA.

On 27 March 1969, Warrant Officer Jerry Baxter was serving as a Helicopter Pilot with A Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Warrant Officer Jerry Baxter was killed in action when his helicopter crashed.

Badge and Medals

Army Aviator Badge
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Jerry Baxter is inscribed on Panel 28W Line 057 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Warrant Officer Jerry Baxter died on 27 March 1969 in Tay Ninh, Vietnam.

Honoree ID: 3420   Created by: MHOH




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