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PFC Russell Thomas Ford
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1945
Death: May 12, 1967
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Private First Class, U.S. Army

On 12 May 1967, Private First Class Russell Thomas Ford was serving with C Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Ford was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Badges and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Parachutist Badge

Honors

The name Russell T Ford is located on Panel 19E Line 94 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

PFC Russell T. Ford has Honoree Record 10626 at MilitaryHallofHonor.com.
 
 
Burial:
Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park
Clearwater
Pinellas County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Charles A. Lewis
Record added: Sep 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97926260
PFC Russell Thomas Ford
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PFC Russell Thomas Ford
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- Cindy Flowers
 Added: May. 16, 2015
Panel 19E Line 94/ Home of Record Dunedin, FL/ Date of birth: 01/22/1945/ Service: Army of the United States/ Grade at loss: E3/ Rank/Rate: Private First Class/ ID No: 14952633/ MOS/RATING: 11B1P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)/ Length Service: 01/ ...(Read more)
- SixDogTeam
 Added: May. 28, 2014
Today we remember not only those who died while serving, but ALL families who served and sacrificed.
- Arleta ♥
 Added: May. 27, 2013
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