Virginia Heroes

Johnny Wayne Wright

Specialist 4, Army

Born: November 11, 1945
Hometown: Washington County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: October 24, 1966
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

SP4 Wright was the son of Charles Haskell Wright and Ruth Miller Sheffield Wright of Abingdon, VA. He was attached to C Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. He died due to small arms fire during hostile action on Long An Province. He is buried at Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Damascus, Virginia.

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