Frederick P. Stafford

Date of Birth: 11/25/1944
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School: West Philadelphia High School
Street: N. 54th Street,
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 08/08/1966
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 29
Panel Row: 6

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Stafford loved sports and played football and basketball and swam at West Philadelphia High School. He joined the Army in June 1965, a year and a half after finishing school. The 21-year-old private first class, a grenadier, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Company A of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He died in ation at Plol Mo on Aug. 8, 1966. Survivors included his parents, a brother and three sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial