US Army PFC Richard Henry Durant



The History

US Army PFC Richard Henry Durant was killed in action in Vietnam on March 12, 1970.  He was 20 years old.



The Family

PFC Durant was from Vernon, NY.  He was the son of Henry and Lillian Durant.  He was married to Velia Cacciatori of Camden, NY.  He had two brothers, Michael and Donald and two sisters, Jeanne and Janice.


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More Story

US Army PFC Richard Henry Durant graduated from VVS school.  He attended Onondaga Community College and was employed by the P&C Grocery Store in Oneida as their Produce Manager prior to entering the Army.



And More

US Army PFC Richard Henry Durant is buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Oneida, NY.  Rest in Peace Soldier, Freedom Park Honors You.


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