Ron Knight & Bradley Ransom - Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - Lemay, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 30.017 W 090° 16.783
15S E 737222 N 4264831
Quick Description: World War II casualties introduced a new focus to the cemetery as the central repository for group interments ... , when individual remains cannot be identified. Among the more than 560 group burials—meaning two or more veterans in a common grave.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2022 5:55:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM16FAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of memorial: St. Louis County
Location of memorial: Middle Dr. & Monument Dr., Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay

TOMBSTONE TEXT:

KILLED - VIETNAM OCOTOBER 8,, 1969


Capt Bradley Rogers Ransom   is listed in the Find-A-Grave at Jefferson Barracks and has his name on the Wall.

"On 8 October 1969, the crew of "Prong 33", an EC-47P (tail number 43-49100) were reported MIA while on a tactical mission; they remained as MIA until 14 October when, as a result of evidence received at HQ Air Force, their status was changed to killed at the time of the incident as the result of non-hostile circumstances." ~ The Virtual Wall

1LT Ronald Harold Knight   has this listing in Find-A-Grave and is on The Wall.

"First Lieutenant Ronald Knight of Strawberry Plains, TN. United States Air Force. 361ST TEWS, 460TH TRW, 7TH AF. He is honored on Panel 17W Line 050 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall." ~ ETVMA

Type of Death Listed: War related (Killed in Action)

Cause of death inscription on headstone: Killed in Action

Website (if available): [Web Link]

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