The 1st Bn, 327th Infantry, lost four men killed on 09 Dec 1965 in an incident on Route 13 near Ben Cat; a fifth died the following day from injuries received. It is believed all five were involved in the same incident - the destruction of a 2-1/2 ton truck by a command detonated mine. The five men were
* B Company:
o SP4 James R. Bailey, Memphis, TN
o SP4 Benny B. Coe, Owasso, OK
o SP4 Ralph Shank, Cincinnati, OH (DoW 12/10/1965)
* HQ Company:
o SGT Anthony D. Sheffield, Huntsville, AL
o SP4 Donald W. Vincent, Wayne, MI
ON THE WALL Panel 04E Line 005
POSTED ON 8.23.2007
POSTED BY: Dale Hansen
Brother Donald, you have met your “Rendezvous with Destiny”! We will never forget the sacrifice you made.
Above The Rest!
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