Charles Jesse Ford

Military Data
Length Service 10
Unit HHB, 6th Battalion, 71st Artillery, 97th  Artillery Group, II Field Force, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 19 September 1965
Casualty Date 10 March 1966
Age at Loss 40 based on date declared dead
Location Province not reported, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Non-hostile, died of illness or injury
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Stroke

Vietnam Wall Panel 05E Line 134

Charlie Doe
a wonderful leader of men greatly missed always listened to troopers needs gave good sound advice a fatherly figure troopers could always relie on would give them shirt off back and back troopers 100
Sunday, May 14, 2000

Gray Community Cemetery, Gray, Washington County, TN

His Tour of Duty in Vietnam began on 19 September 1965. At the time of his death by a Stroke (cerebrovascular accident), he was assigned to the Headquarters Battery, 6th Battalion, 71st Artillery Regiment, 97th Artillery Group. Charles was 40 years old.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 July 1925
  • Date of death: 10 March 1966
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 71st Artillery Regiment, 97th Artillery Group
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Gray Community Cemetery, Gray, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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