Clark, Billy Earl, MSG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/A Company
Service Years
1953 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Master Sergeant


Five Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus
Last Address
Columbus

Casualty Date
Jun 01, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Kien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Parkhill Cemetery - Columbus, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
62W 022

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran Gold Star


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
POW/MIA3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment
  1953-1954, POW/MIA
  1968-1968, 11G50, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1968-1968, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/A Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 62W 022

Malcolm Kirby
USAF Veteran - 191st photo recon.
Rest in Peace, my Brother
You will not be forgotten...
Jun 1, 2008

 

manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. “He which hath no stomach, to this fight, let him depart. But we in it, shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless you, for your Sacrifice!!!
Jun 1, 2007

 

Bill Watson
friend/he was my First Sgt., in A, co/3rd, Batt./47th, Inf/9th, Inf., Div.
Sgt., Clark, was the best!
First Sgt., Clark, was the best, that the Army, had to offer. I was with him, for his entire tour. He did not, have to be, in the field, he did not have, to die. He died, 10, feet, from me. His loss, would have been harder, for me to handle, than it was, except for the fact, that the same ineptitude, that killed him, got me almost killed, 30, minutes later. I will explain, this to family, only, if any of those care. I'am proud, to have served, under his leadership!
Tuesday, January 18, 2000

 

Jackie Taylor
Grateful American
You, Sir, Have Not Been Forgotten!

I had the opportunity to visit, The Vietnam Memorial Wall, in Washington DC.. As I searched and found, the names of my friends, classmates, neighbors, etched, into the smooth, black face, of the Wall, an extraordinary, outpouring of emotion, became so strong. I was so overwhelmed, with sorrow and pain, that I could not, hold back the tears, for those heroes and their families, who lost so much. Though, my visit to the Wall, was a few years ago, I feel that I left a piece, of my heart there. To honor, those who died, in the Vietnam War and to say thank you, I created a small tribute, to those heroes. Please click, on the link above, to view, memorial website.
Saturday, May 01, 2004
   
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