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Corp Billie Grover Russ

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Corp Billie Grover Russ

Birth
Bladenboro, Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Nov 1968 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial Bladenboro, Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 17395113 View Source

CPL Billie Grover Russ, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Bladenboro, NC.

Corporal Billie Grover Russ was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Selective Service, CPL Russ served our country until November 10th, 1968 in Bing Long, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was married. It was reported that Billie died from artillery fire. His body was recovered. Billie was born on October 1st, 1947 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. CPL Russ is on panel 39W, line 045 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

We miss you: Hello Darling, I know you met your grandson on 06/06/08 because GOD called him home that day. He was proud of you. Now you can talk it over with Jesus. I miss you both very much. Tammy and her husband Brent, your grandson Caleb, your granddaughter Marley and I love you. Peggy Russ Singletary, 141 Church Street, Rockingham NC, 28379.

He served as a Corporal with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry, USARV.

He was awarded The Bronze Star Medal, The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds with One Oak Leaf Cluster, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal and The National Defense Service Medal.





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NORTH CAROLINA / CPL US ARMY / VIETNAM BSM - 2 PH


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