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"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Ronald Wayne Ward, who died in the service of his country on May 22nd, 1967 in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Ronald was 19 years of age. He was from Alexandria, Virginia. Ronald is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 20E, Line 88.
Buried in the Mt. Comfort Cemetery/ 6600 S. Kings Hwy/ Alexandria, VA. Alexandria is a southwestern suburb of Washington DC. Take Exit 177 (Rt 1 south) off of the Washington Beltway on the south side (note this is the last Virginia exit before crossing the river to MD) Go south on Rt 1 about 1 1/2 miles to where Rt 1 meets Rt 241. At this intersection you should also be able to turn right onto Kings Hwy (southwest). (Note: It gets a little confusing here. What actually happens is that you come to 2 intersections for N. Kings Hwy. They are about a block apart and both at traffic lights. When coming from the Washington Beltway on Rt 1 take the 2nd N Kings Hwy. Turn right here and then immediately left again and this is S. Kings Hwy) Go about .7 miles to cemetery at 6600 S. Kings Hwy on your right.. Within the cemetery he is buried in the Garden of Mt. Eagle section in Lot 9 - 10 C Site 5. When you enter the cemetery there is a large brick columned building straight ahead. Turn left just in front of this building. As you go around the curve of the road here (and before the next curve) there will be a sign post that says "Mt. Eagle". Ronald is buried just before you get to this sign post and about 3 rows in. His father (Edward W. Ward Jr died Jan 13, 2001) is buried beside him. (visited by Jim Hall in May 2004)