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

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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


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


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

Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal


Memory Lawn Cemetery, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

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