Length Service 02
Unit B Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, USARV
Start Tour 29 December 1965
Incident Date 7 February 1966
Casualty Date 7 February 1966
Age at Loss 22
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire
Vietnam Wall Panel 05E Line 009
On 7 February 1966, Specialist Four Ralph Byrd was serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, in Phu Yen Province, South Vietnam.
On that day, SP4 Byrd was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire.