Thomas J. Dowd

Date of Birth: 12/11/1948
Neighborhood: Frankford
High School: Frankford High School
Street: Harrison Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SSGT
Date of Casualty: 12/21/1969
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 8
Panel Row: 13

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The 1967 Frankford High School graduate was an all-around athlete, and played on football, basketball and track teams in several playground leagues. "Tom" Dowd was drafted in June 1968. The 21-year-old staff sergeant, a patrol leader with Ranger Company P of the 75th Infantry, 1st Infantry Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) died in Vietnam on Dec. 21, 1969. He was survived by his parents, six brothers and two sisters.

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