Ronald Glen PerrymanSecond Lieutenant
C CO, 2ND BN, 18TH INF RGT, 1 INF DIV
Army of the United States
02 April 1944 - 25 October 1966
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The database page for Ronald Glen Perryman
To Lt. Perryman and The United States Army
"I have eaten your bread and salt.
Lt. Ronald G. Perryman was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He joined the Army soon after he graduated from high school in 1962. He served two years as an enlisted man and then went to OCS in Infantry. He was commissioned a 2LT on December 3, 1965. After his Basic Infantry Course he was assigned to Fort Hood, Texas. While there, he met his future wife, Judy Lynn Grant, the sister of his buddy, 2LT Thomas Grant of Coahoma, Texas. They married in Coahoma, Texas on August 10, 1966 just before he shipped out for Vietnam. He departed for Vietnam on September 25, 1966. Perryman was assigned as a platoon leader for C Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry, First Infantry Division. On October 25, 1967, one month after his tour began he was killed by a booby trap.
He was buried with full military honors in Wichita, Kansas. He is remembered by the the State of Kansas Vietnam Memorial and by the Big Spring, Texas Vietnam Memorial and by the Permian Basin Vietnam Memorial located in Midland, Texas.
From a PBVVM Representative,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 18 Nov 2001
Last updated 08/10/2009