In Memoriam


Joseph Samuel Porter, Jr.
Joseph Samuel Porter, Jr.
Class of 1964


Vietnam War: U.S. Military Casualties, 1956-1998

Name: Joseph Samuel Porter Jr.
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1946
Death Date: 7 Aug 1967
Age: 20
Home City: Portsmouth
Home State: Virginia
Religion: Baptist - Other Groups
Marital Status: Married (Spouse Listed)
Citizen Status: U.S.
Death Date: 7 Aug 1967
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Reason: Multi-Fragment Wounds
Casualty Air: Ground Casualty
Body Status: Body Recovered
Service Branch: Department of the Army
Component: Selective Service
Military Grade: Sergeant
Pay Grade: Specialist Fifth Class (U.S. Army) or Sergeant (U.S.
Army, U.S. Marine Corps) or Staff Sergeant (U.S. Air Force) or
Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column:
Any Entry; Third Column: 2; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coa
Province: Military Region 3 - Binh Long
Length of Service : 01
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File



Sgt. Joseph Porter Becomes First Graduate Killed  in Viet Nam
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