by John C. Carter
writes what he hopes is final chapter on Gloucester County,
New Jersey, residents killed in Vietnam
Bob Shryock/South Jersey Times
South Jersey Times on May 27, 2013
John “Soup” Campbell, the Vietnam veteran
who wrote the definitive book about the Gloucester County residents
who died in the war no one wanted, has finished his 44th chapter
— right on schedule for Memorial Day.
44 of “They Were Ours, Gloucester County’s Loss in Vietnam,”
is a profile of Marine Pfc. Tony Howard Hughes, 20, who
was killed on April 16, 1966, while on a volunteer mission at
Quang Nam Province South Vietnam.
the entire article
about Tony --
a biography and multiple links pertaining to Tony, including
several articles and one television report about a local Girl
Scout troop’s efforts to refurbish the Russell G. Garrison Memorial
Park (for Vietnam veterans) in Woodstown, NJ, which has a monument
with Tony’s name added to it.
was the son of Robert Ralston Hughes and Doris Prudence Pierce.
Robert was the son of Percy V. Hughes, Sr. and Adella Pierce.
Doris was the daughter of Charles H. Pearce, Sr. and Anna Janet
Carney. He also has Concealler, Coombs, Cork, Cott, Cuff, Dean,
Durham, Gould, Miller and Murray ancestry.