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WO Larry James Branaugh
Birth: Jun. 19, 1943
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1968
Hai Phong Municipality, Vietnam

WO-1-Warrant Officer-helicopter pilot, US Army, Vietnam. KIA-Company B, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 11th Aviation Group, 1st Cavalry Division, US Army. Died at age 24 after a crash landing-after the craft was hit by enemy fire-during combat operations-shot by 50 calibre fire after he exited the helicopter and removed his "chicken plate" body armor-with the 1st Air Cav. Location of name on the Vietnam Memorial Wall: Panel 51E, Row 005. A 1961 graduate of Meritt Hutton High School, Thornton, Colorado, Larry also attended the University of Colorado at Boulder (ex-class, 1965). Married Betty Jene Thrasher (1963)-WO Branaugh's home of record was Denver, Colorado. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Clarence Branaugh (1920 - 2005)
  Alice E. Welsh Branaugh (1919 - 1989)
 
 Sibling:
  Larry James Branaugh (1943 - 1968)
  Donald Edward Branaugh (1946 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
COLORADO
WO 1 CAV DIV (AM)
VIETNAM
JUNE 19 1943
APRIL 20 1968
SS & OLC DFC
BSM PH
 
Burial:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section P, Site 2039
 
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Record added: Nov 07, 2003
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WO Larry James Branaugh
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In memory of your passing 45 years ago this month.
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 2, 2013
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jul. 25, 2012

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 3, 2012
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