GRADY R LESTER JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 11W, LINE 86 OF THE WALL

GRADY RUDOLPH LESTER JR

WALL NAME

GRADY R LESTER JR

PANEL / LINE

11W/86

DATE OF BIRTH

02/03/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/02/1970

HOME OF RECORD

WICOMICO CHURCH

COUNTY OF RECORD

Northumberland County

STATE

VA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR GRADY RUDOLPH LESTER JR
POSTED ON 8.14.2022
POSTED BY: Sandra Caron

My dear friend Rudy

You went to the same high school that I went to you were the first person I ever knew that died in Vietnam war and it broke my heart just thinking of you and old friend from Fairport Virginia
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POSTED ON 5.2.2021
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Vet

Silver Star Medal Award

Staff Sergeant Grady Rudolph Lester, Jr. was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action. He served as an Airborne Qualified Infantryman and was assigned to A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE.
See http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/detreq2.php
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POSTED ON 2.20.2021
POSTED BY: Jerry Sandwisch wood Cty. Ohio Nam Vet 1969-70 Army 173rd Abn Bde

You are not forgotten

The war may be forgotten but the warrior will always be remembered. All gave Some-Some gave All. Rest in peace Sky Soldier.
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POSTED ON 4.5.2020
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear SSgt Grady Lester, Thank you for your service as an Airborne Qualified Infantryman. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. Happy Spring! Today is Palm Sunday. The time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage, guidance and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 7.2.2018
POSTED BY: Mike Switzer

Tribute to Sky Soldier

On behalf of all the paratroopers who served with you in the 173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate) and all who followed, we offer our respect and remembrance of your ultimate sacrifice. May you never be forgotten and your family and friends take comfort in your valor in serving.
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