Dewey Maynard Eubanks
30 Jun 2002
West Durham was never the same without my friend.
God keep him.
A memorial initiated by a friend,
16 May 2003
A devoted friend, a kind individual and a lovable person,
but most of all, a Gentle Brother. . . Dewey,
we'll meet again one day!
Teresa Eubanks Butler
Typical article in the local area papers at time of CPL Eubanks' death:
Three Soldiers Reported Dead
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon has announced that three more North Carolina soldiers have been killed in action in the Vietnam War. They were identified as Spec. 4 Richard C. Daniels of Rt. 3, Edenton; Spec. 4 Marzel R. Lee, of Rt. 1, Moncure; and Pfc. Dewey M. Eubanks of Durham. All were Army men.
DoD records show that he was killed during a chance meeting engagement 8 kilometers northwest of Tien Phouc. He was part of E Company's Reconaissance Platoon when they came into contact. Sent in support of the platoon was B Company, 4/31st and they lost two men in the engagement. The 3 men lost in this contact were:
Photos. Top of page: High School
graduation photo from Durham High School
Below: Composite photo sent from Vietnam.
Photos courtesy of Teresa Eubanks Butler.
SP4 Eubanks was buried in Maplewood Cemetery Durham, Durham County, North Carolina. He was survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Leo Eubanks of Alexander Avenue, Durham; and a sister, Teresa Eubanks Butler.
- - The Virtual Wall, September 4, 2014
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