Oct 102011

Cpl Donald Michael Furr

Birth: Aug. 23, 1948 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Jul. 7, 1968 Thua Thien, Vietnam.

Cpl Donald Michael Furr, Vietnam Veteran, native of Charlotte, NC was a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, 19 years old and was married. It was reported that Donald died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered. He was the Husband of Mrs. Brenda F. Furr of Charlotte, NC. He served with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division(AMBL), USARV. He was awarded The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, The Bronze Star Medal for Bravery, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744;finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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