Richard Warren Pershing
Attached are photos of Richard Warren Pershing to post on his memorial page. One of them is Pershing's graduation photo from Airborne Training showing as heading in news clipping reporting his death
- - Mike Lopez, December 12, 2012.
The grandson of General of the Armies
John Joseph Pershing, Richard Warren Pershing
was born in New York City on October 25, 1942.
The official report submitted for the period shows the following entry: OPERATION JEB STUART
(1st Cavalry Division). The 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) with ten infantry battalions continued search and destroy
operations in Quang Tri and Thua Thien provinces with significant contact.
The three men killed during the fighting were:
Below is photo of 2LT Richard W Pershing's cemetery marker at Arlington National Cemetery. On the back side of his marker is the name of his brother, Colonel John W Pershing who buried Richard in 1968 and was buried with him when he passed away in 1999. Photos courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery. Read more about Richard W Pershing and John W Pershing.
Below is photo of grave markers for General of the Armies John J Pershing (left) and 2Lt Richard W Pershing (right) and Col John W Pershing (Richard's brother).
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