Roger Earl Goff
Private First Class
B CO, 1ST BN, 28TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Big Island, Virginia
September 13, 1946 to April 28, 1967
ROGER E GOFF is on the Wall at Panel 18E, Line 108

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There were only 2 men killed in the incident that took the life of SP4 Roger Goff. They were:

Coincidentally, both Private First Class Gilstrap and Specialist Four Goff began their tours in South Vietnam on March 5, 1967. Both were were killed on April 28, 1967 when hit from metal fragments from a mine explosion while out on ambush patrol. Both men were awarded a Bronze Star for heroism, and a Purple Heart Medal for the wounds received in that ambush patrol action.

SP4 Goff was survived by his parents, Mrs. and Mr. Ralph G Goff. He is buried, along with his father, Ralph Gibson Goff, a Private First Class in the Army during World War II, in Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Big Island, Virginia.

Roger E Goff

Later in 1968, Mrs. and Mr. Goff were presented the medals that Roger was awarded for his service to his country. The local newspaper clipping appeared as:

Roger E Goff

- - - The Virtual Wall, April 8, 2014.


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