Virginia Heroes

Rufus John Dowdy

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 26, 1948
Hometown: Suffolk
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: November 6, 1967
Died In: Kontum Province, South Vietnam

Private First Class Dowdy served with 3rd Platoon, B Company, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Division. He died while missing and his remains were identified on November 10, 1967.

He is buried in Carver Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia.

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