Ronald Keith BloomSpecialist Five
D CO, 554TH ENG BN, 79TH ENG GRP, 20TH ENG BDE
Army of the United States
24 February 1950 - 03 January 1969
Panel 35W Line 024
Granby, CO, 1965.
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The database page for Ronald Keith Bloom
You were so young when you gave your life for our country. You are always in my thoughts and prayers.
24 Feb 2001
Happy Birthday Ron.
You would have been 51 years old this week. You still live on in the hearts and minds of those who loved you. Your spirit is strong and alive in the Rocky Mountains that you called home. I have been back there and have felt your presence.
I love you
From your friend,
We miss you with all our hearts.
30 May 2005
Thinking of you on this Memorial Day 2005.
From his brother,
A Note from The Virtual WallFifteen members of D Company, 554th Engineer Bn, died on 03 Jan 1969 when the battalion mess hall at Cu Chi was mined:
Among the POWs was a nurse who had previously worked for the 554th Engineer Battalion. The nurse was instrumental in the capture of 3 females employed at Cu Chi Base Camp who worked for the VC and were involved in the mining of the 554th Engineer Battalion mess hall.
SP5 Ronald K Bloom is remembered on the
He was buried on 13 January 1969 in Plot R-1231,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 12 Feb 2001
Last updated 03/01/2008