John R. Prince

Military Data
Length Service 10
Unit D Company, 4th Battalion, 503rh Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 6 June 1966
Incident Date 15 January 1967
Casualty Date 15 January 1967
Age at Loss 41
Location Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 14E Line 037

United States Army Staff Sergeant Prince was killed in combat in the Vietnam War. John was serving with Company B, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade.

Family links
Alice G Prince 1926 – 2001

Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot BB, 77

Marianne Taylor, Daughter
8237 Yale Drive, Jonesboro, GA 30236 USA
I am sure my father was a great man, he was from Czechoslavakia. He came to the USA after being in the military in his country. He became a US citizen & joined the Army, was sent to Vietnam. He never came back home. I would have loved to meet him. I have just recently met his brother and sisters.
Saturday, November 13, 2004

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 June 1925
  • Date of death: 15 January 1967
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
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