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First Name: John

Last Name: Belford

Birthplace: Detroit, MI, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

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Middle Name: Arthur



Date of Birth: 16 August 1946

Date of Death: 11 February 1969

Rank or Rate: Seaman

Years Served:
John Arthur Belford

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

John Arthur Belford

Seaman, U.S. Navy

John Arthur Belford was born on 16 August 1946 in Detroit, MI.

On 11 February 1969, Seaman John Arthur Belford was serving on PBR-40 (Patrol Boat, River), River Division 532, Task Force 116, U.S. Navy Forces in Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam. On that day, Seaman Belford was killed in action by artillery, rocket, or mortar fire. His body was recovered.

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Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

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The name John A Belford is located on Panel W32 Line 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Honoree ID: 3440   Created by: MHOH

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