Allmon, William, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2007-2008, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
Service Years
2000 - 2008
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom


Two Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Baghdad, Iraq

Casualty Date
Apr 12, 2008
Hostile, Died
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Floyd Memory Gardens - Rome, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

3rd Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord Gold Star

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartGWOT Fallen
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 64th Armor 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
  2006-2008, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor
  2007-2008, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2007-2008 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
25, of Ardmore, Okla.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died April 12 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

Bomb claims Ardmore soldier in Iraq

The Associated Press

ARDMORE, Okla. — An Ardmore soldier died in Iraq when a bomb exploded near his vehicle, the military said Monday.

Spc. William Allmon, 25, died Saturday in Baghdad, the Department of Defense confirmed.

Allmon was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga.

Allmon, a combat engineer who joined the Army in June 2000, was on his second deployment to Iraq, said Kevin Larson, a Fort Stewart spokesman. He previously deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom from January 2005 to January 2006.

Allmon’s awards include two Army Commendation Medals, an Army Achievement Medal and a Combat Action Badge.

Funeral scheduled for 3rd ID combat engineer

The Associated Press

ROME, Ga. — The body of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier killed in Iraq has returned to Georgia.

Sgt. William E. Allmon was killed April 12 in Baghdad after his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

The combat engineer’s funeral will be held Tuesday at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church in Silver Creek, Ga.

About 300 people, including family members, honored Allmon on Saturday. Allmon was born and raised in Floyd County until age 12. The Pentagon previously said Allmon lived in Ardmore, Okla.

Allmon’s father, William Allmon of Cartersville, Ga., says his son had two months to go on his second tour of duty in Iraq with the Fort Stewart, Ga.-based Army division and had been struck by a roadside bomb before.

His father says family members will miss his smile and antics because the 25-year-old was a “kid at heart.”

Sgt. William E. Allmon remembered

The Associated Press

With his “beautiful red hair” and “prankster” tendencies, William E. Allmon “never lost the little boy,” said his mother, Donna Fortune.

That included the times when, in exchange for beer, he would offer fellow soldiers a dance with his mother at a bar near Fort Stewart.

“It was hilarious,” Fortune said. “We had a unique relationship.”

Allmon, 25, of Ardmore, Okla., was killed April 12 in Baghdad after his vehicle hit a roadside bomb. He was assigned to Fort Stewart and was on his second tour.

“If you didn’t know him, you missed out on a lot,” wrote Sgt. Richard White in a letter read tearfully by his wife during a funeral service. “You are not only my best friend, you are my brother.”

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer, their son, Damien, 3, and stepson, Jason “Luke” Johnson, 11.

“We’re going to miss his smile and his antics — he was a kid at heart. When we went to Chuck E. Cheese, he’d get as much out of it as the kids,” said the soldier’s father, William Allmon.

“He loved life and his children,” said his mother.

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