SP4 RICHARD W. PERDUE
272nd Military Police Company

Age 22 - From Velma, Oklahoma
Killed in action on January 30, 1968 - Khanh Hoa, South Viet Nam



INFORMATION FOUND AT VIETNAM VETERANS
MEMORIAL FUND WEBSITE (www.vvmf.org)

RICHARD W PERDUE
is honored on Panel 35E, Row 78 of
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Full Name: RICHARD W PERDUE
Wall Name: RICHARD W PERDUE
Date of Birth: 1/21/1946
Date of Casualty: 1/30/1968
Home of Record: VELMA
State: OK
Branch of Service: ARMY
Rank: SP4
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: KHANH HOA




SP4 Perdue is buried in the Alma Cemetery,
Stephens County, Oklahoma.
His headstone reads:


RICHARD WAYNE PERDUE
January 21, 1946 - January 30, 1968
SP4 272 MP CO 1 FFV Vietnam PH



FROM "THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL"
(http://tanaya.net/vmw/P/rec-40093.html)

Let us not forget Specialist Four Richard W Perdue, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SP4 Perdue served our country until January 30th, 1968 in Khanh Hoa, South Vietnam. He was 22 years old and was married. Richard died from small arms fire. His body was recovered. Richard was born on January 21st, 1946 in Velma, Oklahoma.

SP4 Perdue is on panel 35E, line 078 of the Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

CASUALTY RECORD FOR RICHARD W. PERDUE
FROM WWW.NO-QUARTER.ORG

(http://www.no-quarter.org/gui/detail.php?ID=40094)

GENERAL/PERSONAL
Home: Velma, Oklahoma
Birth Date: 1946-01-21
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Married/Single: Married
Religion: Baptist - Other Groups
Citizen: Yes

MILITARY
Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 18748459
Component: Regular
Grade: E4
MOS: 11B20
Length of Service: 02
Start of Tour: 1967-11-11

CASUALTY
Casualty Date: 1968-01-30
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died Missing
Reason: Gun, Small Arms Fire
Air or Ground: Ground Casualty
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Khanh Hoa
Posthumous Promotion: No change
Body Recovered: Body recovered
Location on The Wall: Panel 35E - Row 078
RefNo: 10510
Processed Date: 6802

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