Stocks, William Reed, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
76Y-Unit Supply Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 76Y, 23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
Service Years
1966 - 1969

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greenville, NC
Last Address
Glen Burnie, Maryland

Casualty Date
Feb 13, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tin
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
West Nottingham Cemetery - West Nottingham, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32W 029

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 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment198th Infantry Brigade23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
  1968-1969, 76Y, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1969, 76Y, 198th Infantry Brigade
  1968-1969, 76Y, 23rd Infantry Division/Americal Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. William "Bill" Reed Stocks' mother wrote a letter, left at the Wall, that became part of the book, in the Epilogue, in Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam.  It was read in the subsequent movie by Ellen Burstyn.  The letter ends thusly:

"They tell me the letters I write to you and leave here at this memorial are waking others up to the fact that there is still much pain left, after all these years, from the Vietnam War.

But this I know, I would rather to have had you for 21 years, and all the pain that goes with losing you, then never to have had you at all.
      
Mom
   
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