Date of Birth: 02/20/1949
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School: West Philadelphia High School
Street: N. Wilton Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 01/17/1968
Province of Casualty: Dinh Tuong
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 9
Panel Row: 1
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Durant left West Philadelphia High School in January 1967 for a career in the Army. The 18-year-old private first class, an assistant machine-gunner with Company A of the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, died in Vietnam on Jan. 17. 1968. He was survived by his parents. five sisters and three brothers.