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Richard PAtterson

Warrant Officer, United States Army

W3155044

Troop B
9th Cavalry Regiment
1st Cavalry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: March 22 1967
Buried at: Section S Lot 80
                 
Beverly National Cemetery
                  916 Bridgeboro Road
                  Beverly, New Jersey
Awards: Purple Heart

WARRANT OFFICER RICHARD PATTERSON was born on September 26, 1946. His home of record is Pennsauken, NJ. He served in the US Army and attained the rank of Warrant Officer. 

Patterson was killed in action on March 22, 1967.

Serving with Troop B, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Warrant Officer Patterson was killed in action in Vietnam on March 22, 1967 after the helicopter he was in was shot down.  Also aboard was aircraft commander Captain George B. Rusnak and gunner Sergeant Paul E Ream. His body was recovered and he was brought home to the United State for burial, at Beverly National Cemetery


Richard Patterson
is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
on Panel 17E, Line 22.


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