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Herman Sr., Jack L. (P3, C1, L17)

herman jack lSergeant First Class Jack Lee Herman of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, died of a heart attack during annual training with the Kentucky Army National Guard at Fort Pickett, Virginia on 31 July 1981. He was serving with Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 149th Separate Armor Brigade.

His full-time job was as a technician employee of Field Maintenance Shop No. 8 in Louisville as a track vehicle mechanic.

He started in the technician program 1 April 1956. Prior to coming to the Guard, he attended DuPont Manual High school and was drafted into the United States Army and served from December 1953 to December 1955 with some 15 months of service in Germany as a track vehicle mechanic. He was a member of the St. Mathews Fire Department from October 10, 1957 to 1960. Reportedly was attending his last annual training before he planned to retire from the KYNG.

He is buried in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville 451-5630 Section 35 Lot 395-C.






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