Son of Ralph M. Reece, Jr., West Newton, PA.
Army (Regular) SP5 Radio Operator,
B Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Americal Division, USARV.
Killed by small arms fire from a hostile force while passenger on a military vehicle on a combat operation, vicinity of Boa Binh Ba, 9 km North-Northeast of Thang Binh, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam.
Four other soldiers died in this event: SFC Neil P. Farmer, Sgt Robert L. Knight, SP4 Stephen M. Lewis, SP4 Robert H. Smart.
Combat Infantryman Badge
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Distinguished Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross
Good Conduct Medal
Vietnam Wall Panel 27W, Line 058
(Vietnam Wall of Faces & Coffelt Database)
Ralph M Reece
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