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Kenneth Leon Blackmon
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1946
Borger
Hutchinson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1968
Tan An
Long An, Vietnam

Kenneth was the only child of Lloyd Blackmon and Opal Christine Ball.

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Vietnam War: U.S. Military Casualties, 1956-1998
Name: Kenneth Leon Blackmon
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1946
Death Date: 10 Jan 1968
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Plainview
Home State: Texas
religion: Baptist - Other Groups
Marital Status: Single (Spouse Not Listed)
SSN/Service #: 15795110
Citizen Status: U.S.

Death Date: 10 Jan 1968
Processed Date: Jan 1968
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Reason: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
Casualty Air: Ground Casualty
Body Status: Body Recovered
Service Branch: Department of the Army
Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG)
Military Grade: Private First Class
Pay Grade: Private First Class (U.S. Army) or Airman First Class (U.S. Air Force) or Lance Corporal (U.S. Marine Corps) or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: A,C,D,F,H,S,Or T; Second Column: A; Third And Fourth Columns: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard)
Province: Military Region 3 - Hua Nghia
Length of Service : 00
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lloyd Blackmon (1919 - 1959)
  Opal Christine Ball Cowan (1925 - 2010)
 
 Sibling:
  Kenneth Leon Blackmon (1946 - 1968)
  Rita Fay McIntire Davis (1962 - 2016)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Texas
PFC US Army
Vietnam BSM - PH
 
Burial:
Highland Park Cemetery
Borger
Hutchinson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Shirley Thacker Hartman
Originally Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Record added: Aug 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40885221
Kenneth Leon Blackmon
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Kenneth Leon Blackmon
Added by: Shirley Thacker Hartman
 
Kenneth Leon Blackmon
Added by: Rita Fay McIntire Davis
 
 
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- rw2009
 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
love and miss you.
- Rita Fay McIntire Davis
 Added: May. 28, 2012
KIA while serving with B CO, 1ST BN, 27TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV. KENNETH L BLACKMON is on the Wall at Panel 34E Line 014. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Oct. 22, 2011
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