David Grant Richardson

David Grant Richardson

Birth
Death 29 Mar 1951 (aged 22–23)
Burial Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 10815774 · View Source
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Korean War Soldier. He was a private first class in Company G of the 187th Airborne Division. He grew up in Lansdowne. He was the son of Vida and David Richardson, Sr. He educated at Lansdowne High School and joined the military. He earned his glider wings and was a paratrooper. He was killed in combat on his 11th paratrooper jump near the village of Pongyang-Ni, Korea. Anotrher Lansdowne resident, James VanderGast, who was killed the week prior to Richardson's death, served in the same company. He was the husband of Patricia Davis.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 19 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10815774
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Grant Richardson (1928–29 Mar 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10815774, citing Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .