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Ross Applegate

Died in the service of our country
BHS class of 1967
Branch of Service: Army
Hometown: 29 Morgan St.
Bergenfield, NJ
Date of birth: August 5, 1949
Rank: SP4
Date of casualty: March 26, 1968
Place of casualty: Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Dedication: Ross Applegate Park, Bergenfield
Medals:
Bronze Star
Rifle M16
National Defense Service Medal

Military Merit Medal
Gallantry Cross with Palm
Purple Heart


Other webpages:
Ross Applegate
In Memory of Ross Applegate
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Wall Magic Vietnam Memorial
Virtual Wall
Find a Grave Memorial


About Ross: On March 26, 1968 at the age of 18, Ross Applegate was killed in action in South Vietnam, Thua Thien Province in what was believed to be mortar barrage at Camp Davis. His death shocked all his family and friends back in the US.
YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN, NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE
Additional information: Virtual Wall on the Viet Nam Memorial in Washington, DC. Panel 46E, Row 027

Burial:Atlantic View Cemetery - Manasquan, NJ
Plot: Section E, Lot 30, Grave WH

Ross Applegate family head stone
Ross Applegate grave marker
Banner displayed near VFW
Ross Applegate
Ross Intell School
Obituary


The Veterans section was created and maintained by
Eva DeMaggio Gallione, BHS '64 and Joseph DiMaggio, BHS'67