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In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford

March 18, 1983 - February 22, 2007

 
 
In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 20, 2022
1. In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker
Inscription.  PFC Buford died February 22, 2007 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Al Anbar Province Iraq, on February 22, 2007. He and his team were responding to an assistance call from another unit under fire from the enemy. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

For his service, ultimate, supreme sacrifice and actions against the enemy, he received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Buford was born in Houston, a resident of Douglass where he attended Douglass High School and was survived by his parents Anthony and Janet Buford and sister Candice Buford.

We Will Never Forget
All Gave Some,
Some Gave All


Presented this Memorial Day to the Buford Family
and the City of Nacogdoches
by Michael Bishop and Michael Neely, Life Members
Vietnam Veterans of America at Large
Monday May 27, 2019

 
Erected 2019 by Vietnam Veterans of America at Large - Michael Bishop
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and Michael Neely, Life Members.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 2nd Iraq.
 
Location. 31° 36.761′ N, 94° 39.158′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Street (Business U.S. 59) and Lewis Street, on the right when traveling north on North Street. The marker is located in front of the City of Nacogdoches building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1112 North Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lest We Forget (here, next to this marker); Private First Class Oscar P. Austin (here, next to this marker); Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (here, next to this marker); Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westminster Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the home of Charles S. Taylor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Nacogdoches University (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
The In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker is the marker on the right image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 20, 2022
2. The In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker is the marker on the right
The In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker is the second marker from the left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 20, 2022
3. The In Memory and Honor SPC Travis Wayne Buford Marker is the second marker from the left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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