Powell, William, SSG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
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
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1938
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus, GA
Last Address
Columbus, GA

Casualty Date
Apr 10, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle
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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