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LAWRENCE KENT DOWD


is honored on Panel 19W, Line 1 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 6/10/18 - by Lucy Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear LCPL Lawrence Dowd,
    Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. Your 68th birthday was in 4 days. HAPPY BIRTHDAY. We remember all you who gave their all. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • The Florida Times-Union - February 19, 1970

    Posted on 8/11/17 - by Jim McIlhenney
    2 DUVAL SOLDIERS KILLED IN VIETNAM

    Two more Jacksonville men have been killed in Vietnam, according to the Defense Department.
    They are S.Sgt. Kenneth L. Delaney, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris L. Delaney of 7348 Wilder Ave., and Army Spec 5 Michael A. Hughey, 21 son of Mrs. Margaret K. Padgett of 2814 Ruth Drive.
    Sgt. Delaney died Saturday as a result of an aircraft accident while on a military mission.
    SGT. DELANEY, a member of the Army Special Forces (Green Berets), had been in Vietnam three months.
    Born in Jacksonville, he graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1966. He attended Antioch Primitive Baptist Church.
    Others survivors are a sister, Miss Teri L. Delaney of Jacksonville; a brother, Timothy L. Delaney of Newark, N.J.; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. P.L. Miller of Jacksonville and Mrs. Mattie Delaney of Swainsboro, Ga.
    Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Key-McCabe Northside Funeral Home is in charge.
    SPEC.5 HUGHEY was reported killed in action Saturday while serving as a helicopter crew chief.
    A graduate of Nathan B. Forrest High School, Spec.5 Hughey entered the Army in July 1968 and went to Vietnam the following September.
    He was serving his second tour of duty there and was assigned to the 281st Aviation Battalion.
    OTHER SURVIVORS are his father, Walter L. Hughey of Mableton, Ga.; five brothers, Walter L. Hughey of Jacksonville and William, Dale, Bruce and Reginald Hughey, all of Mableton, and five sisters, Mrs. Trudy Clark, Mrs. Diann Borum, Miss Margaret Kay Padgett, Miss Linda Padgett and Miss Patricia Padgett, all of Jacksonville.
    Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
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  • Never Forget You

    Posted on 8/10/17
    Thinking of you . Served together in boot camp and the same general area in Vietnam. Bumped into each other a couple of times in Nam just long enough to say hello. My faith in God tells me you are in a good place.
    Semper Fi
    Kevin
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  • GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

    Posted on 1/18/16 - by tikitorch12@comcast.net
    WE TOOK THAT LONG TRAIN RIDE TOGETHER TO PARRIS ISLAND TOGETHER AND BECAME FRIENDS RIGHT AWAY. YOU ME AND RICK LANKALIS ARE IN THE PLATOON #2020 YEARBOOK SITTING TOGETHER IN A FEW PICTURES.YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN BY ME.
    "SEMPER FI"- BOB HODNETT
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  • Thanks to All

    Posted on 8/22/15 - by Annie Dowd (Larry's sister) Acd993@aol.com
    Thanks to all of you for your kind words and rememberances.
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

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