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Billy M. Brown (#46859520)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo A member of the Permian Basin Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Midland, Texas. I am researching all 228 men who died in Vietnam from 30 West Texas Counties. Project includes finding burial sites.

I am also attempting to locate the final burial places and pictures of all Veterans who died in the Vietnam War. The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund is in the process of building a new education center which will house the photos of all Vietnam casualties. I am involved in this project. If any one has a picture of a Vietnam casualty, please let me know.

I am attempting to add memorial tributes to those Vietnam deaths as I find them at findagrave. I am using data from many sources. One of the best is www.virtualwall.org. This is a copyrighted site. I have been a 10 year contributor and assist them when and where I am asked. I am not on their staff. I have obtained permission to utilize some of their material. That permission, however, is limited and does not give other contributors the permission to copy and use that material without obtaining authorization from www.virtualwall.org.

Other sources includes Department of Defense Form 1330 headstone request information. I do not have actual copies of these requests but do have means to obtain copies from other researchers such at www.virtualwall.org and Robert Sage of Austin, Texas. This information, however, was documented a short time following the death of the service member. There have been instances where a service member was disinterred and moved to another grave site at a later date. Some of the information gives a burial locale and not a specific cemetery. In those instances, the headstone was most often delivered to the Funeral Home, or when delivered to a family member, they made their own arrangements to the set the headstone.

Other sites that I utilize is the Wall Project at www.vvmf.org. This is the actual site of the Wall. Some of the information includes other contributors who have documented information there. I attempt to give credit as I can.

Other sites include www.thewall-usa.com. Finally, I have utilized information from family, friends and acquaintances to document the Vietnam casualty's final resting place. Invaluable is the contribution of the findagrave community. These volunteers have assisted in actually locating and documenting burial sites.

There are occasionally errors and omissions, but I will correct that when I receive creditable information.



If you feel that any of the images/words used on this site infringe on YOUR rights, please contact me via EDIT BUTTON FOR CORRESPONDENCE and I will be more than happy to comply with your request and remove them.




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Susie Thompson
Find A Grave Memorial# 90101760
Michael David Estok do you mind if I save David's photo for genealogy purpose. I never met this cousin and I want to save his photo for my family tree.

Susie Thompson
Added by Susie Thompson on Jun 10, 2016 6:11 PM
Don Calhoun
63693350
Billy,
Your Find A Grave work for Vietnam Veterans is commendable.
Makes me proud that that there are members such a you. See your flower on memorial 63693350.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 09, 2016 10:34 PM
Dee Green
Duane Ross Davis - # 98863727
I just wanted to say thank you for creating Duane's memorial and honoring him. He was the older brother of one of my high school classmates and someone who was very well liked. Because he was 5 years older, I did not know him well but I do remember his great smile and how nice he was.

Dee
Added by Dee Green on May 31, 2016 8:12 AM
Bob Matthews
Family ties
Are you by chance the Billy Brown of Manor Road in Bloomington IN?
Added by Bob Matthews on May 30, 2016 2:53 PM
B.J. Smith
75802111
You show DOD: January 1, 1971. Is this the date he died or should you use the Casualty date of January 18, 1971. I am not doubting you. You have done a great job.
Added by B.J. Smith on May 23, 2016 1:45 AM
Shellie Wilson-Verissimo
Incorrect Photo
Hello, I have been on several websites honoring veterans (together we serve, find a grave etc) and have found this incorrect photo listed under my father's name. How did this happen and how do I correct it? Thank you, Shellie
Added by Shellie Wilson-Verissimo on Apr 16, 2016 4:04 PM
Daniel Maxville
question?
how much info does anyone have on this soldier reason I ask is I was adopted at 5 my birth name is Daniel lee fields and trying to do family tree and looks exactly like me and I was born in Colorado.
Added by Daniel Maxville on Apr 13, 2016 2:34 PM
SLGMSD
Can you correct spelling
Caption:
1956 USMA Graudate

for Find A Grave Memorial# 124584282
Thank you.
Added by SLGMSD on Mar 02, 2016 9:25 AM
SLGMSD
RE: Cpt Bill Pete Pfeifer
There is a lot of information to read through and you have a long list - don't worry about it.
Added by SLGMSD on Feb 29, 2016 3:54 PM
SLGMSD
CPT Bill Pete Pfeifer
Find A Grave Memorial# 126246941

Two items:
First - your edit:
Prefix:
1LT

will be declined as his stone has Captain as his rank.

Second - your flower/note is incorrect as to the cause of death:

Died in a training accident while parachuting. His main did not open and his reserve became entangled.
- Billy M. Brown

He died from a rare cancer at Walter Reed Hospital.
Added by SLGMSD on Feb 29, 2016 12:19 PM
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