Richard Lee Moss
Sergeant
HHC, 4TH BN, 31ST INFANTRY, 196TH INFANTRY BDE,
AMERICAL DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Tampa, Florida
September 18, 1945 to May 16, 1968
RICHARD L MOSS is on the Wall at Panel 61E, Line 14

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Portrait from Jeffrey L. Moss, brother

SGT Richard Lee Moss died from fragment wounds received while on a combat operation when he was hit by fragments from a hostile mortar round.

Son of John David Moss and Susan Shelnutt "Betty" Moss (-- - 2001). Richard's paternal grandparents were R.L. Moss of Athens, Georgia, and Ann Cubbege Moss of Macon. Maternal grandparents were Harold Lee Shelnutt and Eileen Harper Shelnutt, of Athens. Raised in a military family, SGT Moss traveled widely as a child. During World War II, his mother Susan worked as a secretary in the War Department in Washington, D.C.

He was survived by his parents, then living in Dayton, Ohio, and older brother John David Moss (1943 - 2013) who also served the United States in the Air Force, including Southeast Asia. He also was survived by a sister Kelly and brother Jeffrey L. Moss.

Richard, and his mother and father are buried in Shiloh Park Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.

Richard L Moss

- - The Virtual Wall, August 8, 2014

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