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Sgt John Westley Bowden
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1947
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 31, 1968
Hue, Vietnam

Sgt John Westley Bowden, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Charlotte, NC.

Sergeant John Westley Bowden was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SGT Bowden served our country until May 31st, 1968 in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was married. John died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. SGT Bowden is on panel 62W, line 005 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

He was the Husband of Mrs Dianne Bowden, 914 North Pine Street, Charlotte, NC.

He served with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, "Screaming Eagles", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.






 
 
Burial:
York Memorial Park
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Sect.6 A, Block # 3, Lot # 69, Grave C
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17368231
Sgt John Westley Bowden
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- rw2009
 Added: May. 31, 2015

- Brenda Winn
 Added: Oct. 23, 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. 23, 2012
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