CW2 Harry B. Appleby was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/01/2003 at the age of 54.0
Ashland, KY
Flight Class 68-521
Date of Birth 06/27/1949
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/7/1 CAV in 69-70, 35 ENG GRP in 71-72, 56 TC CO in 72
This information was provided by Paul M. Appleby

More detail on this person: Mr. Harry Bruce Appleby Jr., 54, of Ashland, Ky., died Tuesday, July 1, at his home after a long illness.

Born May 27, 1949, in Olney, he was a son of Ruth Smith of Jonesville, Va., and the late Harry Bruce Appleby Sr.

He graduated from Damascus High School in June 1967.

He entered the Army in 1968 and completed basic training at Fort Polk, Va., where he achieved the rank of chief warrant officer. He earned two Bronze Stars and one Army Commendation Medal for outstanding meritorious service in connection with military operations against hostile forces as an aviator with Troop C, 7th Armored Squadron, 1st Air Calvary (airmobile) near Vinh Long, Vietnam.

Surviving in addition to his mother are two children, Aimee R. Appleby of Rockville, and Jason R. Appleby of Mount Airy; his stepfather, Wayne Smith of Jonesville; three brothers, C. Ray Appleby of Frederick, C. Robert Appleby and wife Kim of Monrovia, and Paul Mark Appleby and wife Shirley of New Market; three sisters, Sandra L. Marcum and husband William of Dallas, Ga., Marjorie A. Skiff and husband Butch of Milan, Mich., and Linda L. Epperly and husband Jack of Charleston, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Glen Appleby.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Steen's Funeral Home, Ashland, Ky., was in charge of arrangements.

From: Paul M. Appleby

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