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First Name: Donald

Last Name: Byrum

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Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)



Middle Name: Edward



Date of Birth: 17 January 1947

Date of Death: 28 June 1966

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Donald Edward Byrum

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

Donald Edward Byrum

Private First Class, U.S. Army

Donald Edward Byrum was born on 17 January 1947.

On 28 June 1966, Private First Class Donald Edward Byrum was serving with A Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, in South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Byrum was killed in action when he sustained multiple fragmentation wounds. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name Donald E Byrum is inscribed on Panel 08E Line 103 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Burial

PFC Donald Edward Byrum is buried at Union City Cemetery in Union City, IN.

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Honoree ID: 3596   Created by: MHOH

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