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Joseph Melbourne Lingle, Jr.

First Lieutenant, Army

Born: April 27, 1943
Hometown: Hanover County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: April 25, 1967
Died In: Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

He served with Company C, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment (Wolfhounds), 25th Infantry Division. Died 25 April 1967 of wounds received from fragments of a land mine. Attended Patrick Henry High School and the Virginia Military Institute. Joseph is buried at Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery in Montpelier, Virginia.

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