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First Name: Ray

Last Name: Delgado

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Richmond, CA

Date of Birth: 17 June 1947

Date of Death: 30 December 1967

Rank: Corporal

Years Served: 1966 - 1967
Ray Delgado

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Ray Delgado
Corporal, U.S. Army

Ray Delgado was born on 17 June 1947.

On 30 December 1967, Private First Class Ray Delgado was serving with 82nd Medical Detachment, 68th Medical Group, 44th Medical Brigade, in Dinh Tuong Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Delgado died of a gunshot wound and burns received when the helicopter on which he was crew chief was hit by hostile small arms fire, crashed and burned. His body was recovered.

Medals and Badges

Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Star
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Army Aircrew Badge
Parachutist Badge


The name Ray Delgado is inscribed on Panel 33E Line 2 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Corporal Ray Delgado is buried at Saint Joseph's Cemetery in San Pablo, Contra Costa County, CA.


Honoree ID: 8232   Created by: MHOH




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