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Richard Wayne Perdue

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: June 16, 1949
Hometown: Franklin County, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: April 5, 1969
Died In: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam

Private First Class Perdue served with I Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division as a rifleman.

He was a 1967 graduate of Franklin County High School. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in August 1968. Before the war, he was employed by J. P. Stevens Textile Plant.

He is buried in Franklin Memorial Park, Rocky Mount, Virginia.

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