Powell, William, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/A Company
Service Years
1962 - 1968

Staff Sergeant

Two Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus, GA
Last Address
Columbus, GA

Casualty Date
Apr 10, 1968
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Green Acres Cemetery - Columbus, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49E 014

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Auto Rifle

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1962, 398th Regiment, 100th Division (Training) (Fort Chaffee, AR), K
  1962, 4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Bliss, TX), A
 Unit Assignments
505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)82nd Airborne Division
  1968-1968, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/A Company
  1968-1968, 11B40, 82nd Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Marksmanship badge per photo and FOIA Documents in Coffelt.
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