Will, Frederick Reed


Rank: Sergeant

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 4-Sep-1946

Hometown: Whittier, California

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 20-Oct-1965

Start of tour: 19-Aug-1967

Incident date: 9-Jul-1968

Date of casualty: 9-Jul-1968

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Frederick Reed Will died from wound received while commander of military vehicle on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. / (Individual transported to 93rd Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh.)

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Memory Garden Memorial Park, Brea, California, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 52W 008 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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