Oct 102011

PFC Ronald Devone Griffin

Birth: Sep. 11, 1949 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Apr. 21, 1968 Binh Hoa, Vietnam.

PFC Ronald Devone Griffin native of Charlotte, NC was 18 years old and was not married. Ronald died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill F. Griffin of Charlotte, NC. He served with Echo Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, “Screaming Eagles”. He was awarded The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, 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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