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Sharon A. Lane

Hall of Fame Class of /Taxonomy/Topics/All Topics/Department Of Veterans Services/Hall of Fame/Honorees/1995

Sharon A. Lane
  • Only Ohioan of the eight women listed on the Vietnam Veterans memorial (the Wall)
  • Graduated from Aultman Hospital (Canton) School of Nursing in 1965
  • Commissioned, U.S. Army Nurse Corps, 1968
  • Arrived at 312th Evacuation Hospital at Chu Lai, Vietnam, on April 29, 1969, where she died in a mortar attack 41 days later
  • November 11, 1969, her first duty Hospital – Fitzimmons General hospital – dedicated the Lane Recovery Suite in her memory
  • Canton's Aultman Hospital opened the Sharon Lane Women's Center in 1986 in her honor
  • In 1986, Vietnam Veterans of America's Chapter 199 in Canton was named for her