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PFC Ralph Layton Thompson, Jr

PFC Ralph Layton Thompson, Jr

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 1 Feb 1968 (aged 19)
Thua Thien-Hue, Vietnam
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 26589590 · View Source
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PFC n.Thompson #2374710
MOS:0351 Antitank Assaultman.

Ralph was born in Wilmington and lived there
all of his life until he enlisted in the Marines.
When Ralph arrived in Vietnam 13 October
1967 he was assigned to H & S Company,
1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st
Marine Division.
The Marines were on a combat patrol in the
vicinity of Phu Loc when they encountered
hostile forces and Ralph died as a result of
gunshot wounds to the body from hostile rifle
fire.
Survived by his mother, Wanda A Thompson of
937 Pine St, Wilmington, DE and his father;
Ralph L Thompson Sr of unknown address.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Gina Reardon-Gaddis
  • Added: 4 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26589590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Ralph Layton Thompson, Jr (3 Nov 1948–1 Feb 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26589590, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .