Virginia Heroes

Ralph Wood Basnight

Sergeant, Army

Born: January 16, 1948
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: November 20, 1970
Died In: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam

Sergeant Basnight served with Company A, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Division. He was on his third tour of duty in Vietnam when he was killed.

Before the war, he attended Maury High School.

He is buried in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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