VIETNAM - WILLIAMS, JOHNNY

Williams, Johnny

VIETNAM - WILLIAMS, JOHNNY
WILLIAMS, JOHNNY

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Note: 3rd platoon, Track L-34

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 6-Oct-1945

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Marital status: Married to Mary A. Williams

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 2-Nov-1965

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 13-Feb-1967

Date of casualty: 13-Feb-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar. Individual was passenger in armored personnel carrier when hit by hostile recoilless rifle round while on combat operation.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam, YS 455 855

Place of interment: Lincoln Memorial Park, Carson, California, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 15E 026 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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