Conley, William, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11D10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Specialist 4


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 21, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Beverly National Cemetery - Beverly, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 40E Line 054

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 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547 
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 225
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  Tributes from Others: Mar 30, 2016  
   

Rob Pearce
Marine Sgt Nam 66' 67'
All gave some, some gave all. Remembering a fellow Pa Vet on the date of his loss. Rest In peace.
Feb 21, 2015
 
 
Manuel Pino B/2/8th Cav 68-69
mpjr54@msn.com
Fellow Vietnam Army Vet
A Trp/ 3/4th Cav Rgt, 25th Inf Div

Unselfishly, you left your fathers and your mothers, You left behind your sisters and your brothers. Leaving your beloved children and wives, You put on hold your dreams, your lives. On foreign soil, you found yourself planted To fight for those whose freedom you granted. Without your sacrifice, their cause would be lost But you carried onward, no matter the cost. Many horrors you had endured and seen. Many faces had haunted your dreams. You cheered as your enemies littered the ground You cried as your brothers fell all around. When it was over, you all came back home, Some were left with memories to face all alone Some found themselves in the company of friends As their crosses cast shadows across the land. Those who survived were forever scarred Emotionally, physically, permanently marred. Those who did not, now sleep eternally Beneath the ground they had given their lives to keep us free. With a hand upon my heart, I feel The pride and respect my reverence is revealed In the tears that now stream down my upturned face As our flag waves above you, in her glory and grace. Freedom was the gift that you unselfishly gave Pain and death was the price that you ultimately paid. Every day, I give my utmost admiration To those who had fought to defend our nation. ~Author Unknown~
Mar 16, 2008
 
 
manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. “He which hath no stomach, to this fight, let him depart. But we in it, shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless you, for your Sacrifice!!!
Feb 21, 2007
 
 
Jack Newell
jackson97@comcast.net
Brother, Viet Vet.
Conley graduated, from high school, in 1964 and entered, the Army in September, 1966. The 20-year-old, specialist four, a radar operator and scout observer, was sent, to Vietnam and assigned, to Troop A, of the 3rd, Squadron, 4th, Cavalry, 25th, Infantry Division, in October, 1967. He died, on February 21, 1968. William lived, on E., Elkhart Street, in the Port Richmond, section, of Philadelphia. Source: Philadelphia Daily News
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
 
 
Remembering An American Hero
Posted on 2/21/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
 
Dear SP4 William Thomas Conley, sir As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned. May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you. With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir Curt Carter
 
Do not stand at my grave and weep
Posted on 6/10/05 - by Bob Ross
 
Do not stand at my grave and weep. I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did not die. Mary Frye – 1932
 
We Remember
Posted on 2/12/05 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
 
William is buried at Beverly Nat Cem.
 
 
One of Philadelphia PA's 630 fallen sons.
Posted on 9/3/03 - by Jim McIlhenney  
 
Photo and article were taken from the Philadelphia Daily News of October 26, 1987. The special supplement entitled, 'SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY,' was published in conjunction with the dedication of the Philadelphia Viet Nam Memorial. Conley graduated from high school in 1964 and entered the Army in September 1966. The 20-year-old specialist four, a radar operator and scout observer, was sent to Viet Nam and assigned to Troop A of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division, in October 1967. He died on February 21, 1968.
 

   
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IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547 
   
Last Updated:
Mar 30, 2016
   
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