Virginia Heroes

Erskine Buford Wilde

Private First Class, Army

Born: December 29, 1946
Hometown: Charlottesville
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: July 27, 1966
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Private First Class Wilde served with B Battery, 6th Battalion, 14th Artillery, 52nd Artillery Group, I Field Force and was killed by an explosion.

He attended Episcopal High School.

He is buried in Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Ivy, Virginia.


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