From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Ford, Raymond Sylvester

(born: 1944  -  died: 1966) 

Raymond S. Ford was the first soldier from Bardstown, KY killed in Vietnam. He died February 20, 1966 -- his name is included on the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Coffee Tree Road in Frankfort.

See "SP4 Raymond Sylvester Ford, Bardstown, KY" at The Virtual Wall website (Vietnam Veterans Memorial), and "Raymond Sylvester Ford" at the website. See additional photographs of Raymond S. Ford at Find A Grave and at the Wall of Faces at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website.

Kentucky County & Region

Read about Nelson County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

Kentucky Place (Town or City)

Read about Bardstown, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

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“Ford, Raymond Sylvester,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 18, 2024,

Last modified: 2023-07-19 14:17:54