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PFC Booker T. Lofton, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1949
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1968, Vietnam

Son of Booker T. Lofton Sr and Pearl Powell. Booker was killed in Vietnam. His name is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on panel 38W, line 75.

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Booker T. Lofton, Jr
Private First Class
A CO, 4TH BN, 9TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Austin, Texas
September 01, 1949 to November 27, 1968

Booker T Lofton Jr

PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Austin, TX
Date of birth: 09/01/1949

MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E3
Rank/Rate: Private First Class
ID No: 15961006
MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
Length Service: 01
Unit: A CO, 4TH BN, 9TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 04/20/1968
Incident Date: 11/27/1968
Casualty Date: 11/27/1968
Age at Loss: 19
Location: Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Booker T. Lofton (1917 - 1996)
  Pearl Leatha Powell Lofton (1925 - 2001)
 
 Sibling:
  Barbara Ann Lofton Carter (1948 - 1997)*
  Booker T. Lofton (1949 - 1968)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Booker T Lofton Jr
Texas
PFC CO A 9 Inf Div
Vietnam BSM-PH
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Fluttergirl
Record added: Dec 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62482683
PFC Booker T. Lofton, Jr
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
PFC Booker T. Lofton, Jr
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
PFC Booker T. Lofton, Jr
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Private First Class A CO, 4TH BN, 9TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, U.S. Army Vietnam War.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
The Vietnam Service Medal is a military award which was created in 1965 by order of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The medal is issued to recognize military service during the Vietnam War and is authorized to service R.I.P. Sir. members in every branch of ...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
The Vietnam Campaign Medal is a military recognition awarded by the Republic of Vietnam, (also known as South Vietnam), to any member of the United States, Australian, New Zealand and allied military forces serving six months or more in support of Republi...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
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