RALPH BURKHALTER JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 26W, LINE 18 OF THE WALL

RALPH BURKHALTER JR

WALL NAME

RALPH BURKHALTER JR

PANEL / LINE

26W/18

DATE OF BIRTH

02/06/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

KHANH HOA

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/21/1969

HOME OF RECORD

BOISSEVAIN

COUNTY OF RECORD

Tazewell County

STATE

VA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RALPH BURKHALTER JR
POSTED ON 2.6.2021
POSTED BY: Donna Moore

Happy Heavenly Birthday

You will forever remain in our hearts and prayers
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POSTED ON 2.6.2021
POSTED BY: Donna Moore

Happy Heavenly Birthday

You will forever remain in our hearts and prayers
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POSTED ON 2.6.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Four Ralph Burkhalter Jr., Served with the 360th Transportation Company, United States Army Support Command (Cam Ranh Bay), 1st Logistical Command, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 12.18.2020
POSTED BY: Cornelia Burkhalter

Bootsie

Ralph Burkhalter, Jr. was affectionately known as Bootsie to his family and friends. He was the first man I ever danced with. He left a remembrance I cannot ever forget. There is a scare above my right eye caused by me asking him to push me higher in a swing. That scare required nine stitches.
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POSTED ON 12.8.2020

Ground Casualty

SP4 Ralph Burkhalter Jr. was a Heavy Vehicle Driver serving with the 360th Transportation Company, Army Support Command Cam Ranh Bay, 1st Logistical Command, U.S. Army, Republic of Vietnam. On April 21, 1969, SP4 Burkhalter was the driver of a tanker truck in Khanh Hoa Province, RVN, when the vehicle overturned. Burkhalter suffered fatal crush injuries in the incident. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Accident Is Fatal To Area Soldier.” Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Bluefield, WV), date unknown, courtesy of James C. Wilkes, Assistant Library Director, Tazewell County Public Library, Tazewell, VA]
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