Sammie Griffin

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 12
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 4 / 23
Date of Birth: 04-Apr-1947
Neighborhood: Northern Liberties
High School:
Street: N. Philip street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 18-Dec-1965
Province of Casualty: Unknown
Griffin, who enlisted in the Army in September 1964, confided in his last letter home train Vietnam that �I�m trying very hard to stay alive and get back home,� The private first class, a rifleman assigned to Company C of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, and 173rd Airborne Brigade, died one week before Christmas Day 1965. He was 18 years old. Survivors included his father, two brothers and two sisters.