Albert R. Haynes

Date of Birth: 02/22/1948
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School: West Philadelphia High School
Street: N. Ramsey Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 08/10/1968
Province of Casualty: Thua Thien
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 13
Panel Row: 4

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Haynes loved basketball and played whenever he could. He attended West Philadelphia High School, than worked at his father's clothing shop as a presser for seven months. He was drafted into the Army in October 1967 and sent to Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company E of the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. The 20-year-old private first class died on Aug. 10, 1968, in the A Shau Valley, Tbua Thien Province, from wounds he suffered when he was bit by boo-by trap fragments. He was survived by his parents and two brothers.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial