RALPH EUGENE REED


RALPH EUGENE REED

SP4 - E4 - Army - Selective Service
189th Assault Helicopter Company
1st AVN BDE
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on May 23, 1948
From LEXINGTON, OHIO
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jun 04, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 16, 1970
in KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Religion
CHURCH OF CHRIST

Ralph Eugene Reed was shot flying back from Kontom. An armor piercing round went through his machine gun mount and came up into his groin bounced off his back armor plate came back through his body again and lodged in his front armor plate.

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