A Soldier's Story: First Lieutenant Sharon Ann Lane

First Lieutenant Sharon Ann Lane was born on July 7, 1943, in Zanesville, Ohio.

She moved to North Industry while young and graduated from Canton South High School in 1961.

First Lieutenant Sharon Lane attended the Aultman Hospital School of Nursing before enlisting in the US Army on April 18, 1968.

She first worked stateside at the Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Denver, Colorado, before First Lieutenant Sharon Lane deployed for the Vietnam War to the 312 Evac Hospital at Chu Lai on April 29, 1969.

Shortly after her arrival, on June 8, 1969, the field hospital was hit by a rocket. 

First Lieutenant Sharon Ann Lane rests in the Sunset Burial Park in Canton, Ohio.


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