Francis G PattonPrivate First Class
C CO, 3RD BN, 21ST INF RGT, 196 INF BDE
Army of the United States
06 December 1945 - 13 May 1969
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Panel 25W Line 108
The database page for Francis G Patton
My brother was killed in Vietnam, and I would be proud to have his information listed on your site.
His name was PFC Francis G. Patton from Upper Darby, PA. He was assigned to the Americal Division, C Company, 3rd Bn., 21st Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade.
He was killed in an ambush while his unit was enroute to reinforce an outpost that was being attacked.
The date was May 13, 1969, and he is listed on Panel 24W.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry, lost eleven men on 13 May 1969 - ten killed and one missing in action. The engagement began when one element of the battalion was attacked and exacerbated when a relief force was ambushed while en route to assist the first element. The ten men killed in the engagements were
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