Williams, Jimmie


Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 29-Mar-1944

Hometown: Savannah, Georgia

Marital status: Married to Elaine Williams

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 22-Nov-1965

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 25-Oct-1966

Date of casualty: 25-Oct-1966

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Accidental homicide.
Jimmie Williams died on 25 Oct 1966 in Vietnam as the result of gunshot wound to the head received when he was struck by projectile from grenade launcher which accidentally discharged.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 11E 106 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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