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Boyd Lemuel Herring

Sergeant, Army

Born: February 16, 1943
Hometown: Hampton, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: March 8, 1968
Died In: Dinh Tuong Province, South Vietnam

Sergeant Herring served with D Company, 15th Engineer Battalion, 9th Infantry Division as a combat engineer.

He was a graduate of Nelson County High School and served as an apprentice at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. He also attended Old Dominion College (now, University).

He is buried in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, Virginia.

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