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Sgt William Donald Murray, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1929
Weymouth
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1969
Tan An, Vietnam

SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
25th Infantry Division
HHC 1/5 Mech. Bobcats
Specialty: Armor Crewman (ARMY)
Length of service 16 years
His tour began on Aug 16, 1968
Casualty was on Jan 26, 1969
In HUA NGHIA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

On January 26, 1969, at 0852 hours, a Bobcat from a flame track assigned to Company C stepped on and detonated a 30 pound AT mine. He was killed instantly and another Bobcat suffered busted eardrums from the blast. The incident occurred kilometer northwest of Trung Lap at XT 585223. Two booby trapped hand grenades were located within 30 meters of the mine and were destroyed in place.
COURTESY OF WWW.BOBCAT.WS


I remember our times in the field. You were a good NCO. 1stBN.5thINF 25InfDiv
Posted by: Don Bludworth
Email: donandcarol415@sbcglobal.net
Relationship: We served together
Monday, June 2, 2008

 
 
Burial:
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Killeen
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Buried: Section 2 Row M Site 456.
 
Created by: Denis McDonough
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
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Sgt William Donald Murray, Jr
Added by: Denis McDonough
 
Sgt William Donald Murray, Jr
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Sgt William Donald Murray, Jr
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Rest in peace fellow soldier you are not forgotten
- David Olsen
 Added: May. 24, 2011

- Eddieb
 Added: May. 21, 2010
SSG USA Korea, Vietnam KIA - Buried: Section 2 Row M Site 456.
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 Added: Apr. 24, 2010
 
 
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