Ballard, John Richard, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 1542, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1957 - 1966

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tallahassee, FL
Last Address
Tallahassee, FL

Casualty Date
Aug 29, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Roselawn Cemetery - Tallahassee, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10E 055 / C / SEC 11 / 27

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1965-1965, 1542, 52nd Student Company, 5th Student Battalion (OCS)
  1966-1966, 1542, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1966-1966, 1542, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

This Soldier was enlisted from 1957 to Feb 1965 and attained a rank of at least SP5.
Then OCS to 2LT then 1LT and KIA 1966.
   
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