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Talmadge Horton Alphin, Jr.

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: May 27, 1943
Hometown: Williamsburg, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: August 23, 1968
Died In: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam

Staff Sergeant Alphin served with Forward Operations Base 4, Command and Control North, Military Assistance Command Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group, 5th Special Forces as a radio operator. He was killed when Command and Control North compound was attacked by close to 100 of North Vietnam’s Special Operations Brigade.

He is buried in Williamsburg Memorial Park, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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