Elrod, William Carroll, Jr., MAJ

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 22 Kon Tum
Service Years
1962 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate



One Overseas Service Bar

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Apr 14, 1971
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Benning Post Cemetery - Fort Benning, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 123

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1970-1971, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 22 Kon Tum
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Colleges Attended 
North Georgia College and State University
  1958-1962, North Georgia College and State University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Last Rites Held For Maj. Elrod, Vietnam Casualty.
Major William C. Elrod, Jr., has been reported killed in action in the Republic of Vietnam, on April 14, 1971. At the time of his death, he had been in Vietnam for eight months and was assigned as SENIOR ADVISOR TO A SOUTH VIETNAMESE Infantry Battalion.
Major Elrod, born September 8, 1940 is survived by his wife, Claudia; a son, Cary; two daughters, Anne Lynn and Allison, who currently reside in Columbus, Ga. and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Elrod, Sr. of Byromville, Ga.
Much more - Not Copied.
Major Elrod was interred at the FORT BENNING CEMETERY following services at the Episcopal Church in Montezuma, Monday, April 26, 1971.

Vietnam Wall Panel coords 04W 123
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