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Ralph Ellsworth Loundermon

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: January 12, 1950
Hometown: Danville, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: October 4, 1969
Died In: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam

Private First Class Loundermon served as a rifleman and assistant squad leader with B Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was on a patrol mission when a booby trap was detonated and he died of his wounds suffered from the shrapnel.

He is buried in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.

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