Ray D. Cropper

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 7
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 40 / 38
Date of Birth: 29-May-1947
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School: West Philadelphia High School
Street: Parrish Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 20-Feb-1968
Province of Casualty: Bien Hoa
Cropper graduated from West Philadelphia High School and worked as a bookkeeper for a clothing store before entering the Army in February 1967. He went to Vietnam that July and was assigned to Troop B of the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division. The 20-year-old specialist four, an ammunition bearer, died on Feb. 20. 1968. Survivors included his parents.