|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1945|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1971, Vietnam|
SSG Billy Ray Anderson, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
SSG Billy Ray Anderson was a member of the Army. SSG Anderson served our country until January 15th, 1971 in Bing Thuy, South Vietnam. He was 25 years old and was married. It was reported that Billy died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. Billy was born on October 18, 1945, in Winston-Salem, NC. SSG Anderson is on panel 05W, line 044 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.
For a friend who gave all for his company and loved ones. Hardly a day goes by that you are not thought about and you are still greatly missed. My last letter to you was returned unopened and that still haunts me to this day. Why didn't I write sooner? God bless you and so many others that didn't have to go back but did because your loved your country and stood proud to serve. Billy Baxley, 995 Blanton Hill Road, Griffin, Ga 30224.
Billy thanks for all you did for all of us. you will always be remembered and loved. A very special friend. Elizabeth (Monk) Blevins, 4032 Leo Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27105.
His is the Son of Mr Mildred Love and Mrs Reide Anderson.
He served with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds", 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV.
He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Silver Star for Gallantry, The Bronze Star Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Dec 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17207716
Added: Jul. 17, 2016
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
Added: Jun. 19, 2012
Thank you. Rest in peace.|
Wayne L. Osborne
Added: Dec. 23, 2011
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