David Roy Hayward, K/75 and L/75 Ranger, KIA Mar 22, 1971

David Roy Hayward

SP/4 – U.S. Army
101st Airborne Division —   Company L (Ranger), 75th Infantry
01 March 1950 – 22 March 1971
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Panel 04W, Line 67

Hayward pic 1Hayward grave marker

MILITARY DATA

Service:               Army (Selective Service)

Grade at loss:   E4

Rank:                     Specialist Fourth Class

ID No:                   434763266

MOS:                       11B2P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)

Len Svc:               1 to 2 years

Unit:                     101st Airborne Division, Company L (Ranger), 75th Infantry

CASUALTY DATA

Start Tour:         09/12/1970

Cas Date:             03/22/1971

Age at Loss:       21

Remains:               Body recovered

Location:             Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam

Type:                     Hostile, died outright, ground casualty

Reason:                 Gun, small arms fire

AWARDS

Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense

Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

GRAVESITE

Memory Lawn Cemetery, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Link to Remembrances:    

 https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/22179/DAVID-R-HAYWARD

 Link to Personal Comments:

https://www.thewall-usa.com/guest.asp?recid=22196

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