Ralph Byrd

Military Data
Length Service 02
Unit B Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, USARV

Casualty DataA
Start Tour 29 December 1965
Incident Date 7 February 1966
Casualty Date 7 February 1966
Age at Loss 22
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 05E Line 009

On 7 February 1966, Specialist Four Ralph Byrd was serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, in Phu Yen Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, SP4 Byrd was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire.

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 November 1943
  • Date of death: 7 February 1966
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Hellenwood
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Parachutist Badge
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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