Freddie Darrel Ford

Military Data
LenSvc Between 1 and 2 years
Unit C Company, 15th Engineers Battalion, 9th Infantry Division

Start Tour Wednesday, 3 May 1967
Cas Date Sunday, 7 January 1968
Age at Loss 24
Remains Body Recovered
Location Dinh Tuong, South Vietnam
Type Hostile, Died Of Wounds
Reason Other Explosive Device – Ground Casualty

Vietnam Wall Panel 33E Line 067

Morning Star Cemetery, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA

Janice Harrison
First cousin
234 Olinger Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660 USA
Freddie Darrel Ford, nicknamed Shug by his family was a very special cousin. I looked up to him and his death devastated us all. I will never forget the phone call to me telling me of his death. His memory will live on in our hearts and minds forever. We love you SHUG!
Friday, April 28, 2000

Robert Sage
Fellow Vet
We Remember
Freddie is remembered by the men of his unit, Charlie Company, 15th Combat Engineers, 9th INF DIV.
Wednesday, June 29, 2005

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  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 July 1943
  • Date of death: 7 January 1968
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Church Hill, Tn
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 15th Engineers Battalion, 9th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Morning Star Cemetery, Hawkins County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: John B. Romeiser

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