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Corp Billy Joe Wyatt
Birth: Jul. 5, 1947
Columbia
Boone County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1968
Quang Tri, Vietnam

Billy Joe served with Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, Republic of South Vietnam, from 29 December 1967.
Billy Joe was a Field Artillery Cannoneer (MOS 0811) on gun 6, 105 Howitzers.
During operation LZ Torch, near Khe Sanh, in the early morning hours of 11 June 1968, Charlie Battery came under a heavy volume of mortar, small arms, and automatic weapons fire supporting an aggressive assalt by a company size North Vietnamese Army Force.
Billy Joe was killed by small arms fire. He was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.
 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Columbia
Boone County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Record added: May 13, 2011
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