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John E. Gaylord

Seaman First Class,
United States Navy




2547027
Entered Service from New Jersey
Died: January 5, 1950
Buried at: Locustwood Memorial Park
                  Route 70 & Cooper Landing Road
                  Cherry Hill NJ
Awards: National Defense Service Medal.

SEAMAN FIRST CLASS JOHN E. GAYLORD was born in Camden NJ on December 30, 1930 to John and Mary E. Gaylord. He grew up in North Camden, where his family lived at 655 Vine Street. After attending Camden High School he enlisted in the United States Navy in March of 1947.

Seaman First Class Gaylord died in the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth VA on January 5, 1950. He was brought home and buried at Locustwood Memorial Park in Delaware Township (present-day Cherry Hill) NJ. His mother was at that time living at 86 Erie Street in North Camden.


Camden Courier-Post
January 6, 1950

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