Kimball, William B., Jr., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
Service Years
1966 - 1968


Second Lieutenant

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
May 06, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
New Calvary Cemetery - Parlin, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
56E 010

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1968-1968, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry /A Company
  1968-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Rutgers University
  1963-1967, Rutgers University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Posted on 5/6/07 - by Stoney
Lt Kimball came to our plt in Feb 68 and was killed at Nhi Ha on May 6, 1968. He stayed out in the paddy trying to call in Artillary. The NVA must have sneaked up on him and Bandy and killed both of them. They were both good brave men who died way too soon.


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