RICHARD D SHEPHERD

RICHARD D SHEPHERD - 1LT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • princeton
  • COUNTY:
  • Mercer
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • August 11, 1941
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • February 06, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • 1LT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Richard D.B. Shepherd was born August 11, 1941 and raised in Princeton, NJ.

Shepherd served the in US Army where he attained the rank of First Lieutenant (1LT).

On February 6, 1967, Shepherd was killed in action when an armored personnel carrier, in which he was riding, exploded. He was 25 years old. He is buried at Hillside Cemetery in Plainfield, NJ.

He left behind his mother and his maternal grandmother.

Sources: Newspaper clippings and NJVVMF.

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