Spec Willie B McNeill

Spec Willie B McNeill

Birth
Fairmont, Robeson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Feb 1968 (aged 19)
Gia Dinh, Hồ Chí Minh Municipality, Vietnam
Burial Maxton, Robeson County, North Carolina, USA
Plot McNeill
Memorial ID 17713984 · View Source
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Sp4 Willie B McNeill, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Fairmont, North Carolina.

Specialist Four Willie B McNeill was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SP4 McNeill served our country until February 10th, 1968 in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam. He was 19 years old and was not married. It was reported that Willie died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. Willie was born on February 18th, 1948 in Fairmont, North Carolina. SP4 McNeill is on panel 38E, line 070 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

FAIRMONT - Funeral services for Sp4 Willie B McNeill, 19, who was killed in action in Vietnam February 10, will be conducted Wednesday at 2pm in St John Methodist Church, Fairmont. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery. The Reverend T. Campbell will officiate. He is survived by his parents, Mr and Mrs Nelson McNeill of Route 2; a brother, Willie James McNeill of Philadelphia, PA; a sister, Bernice of the home; his Grandmother, Mrs Mary Lindsey.

He was the son of Mr Nelson McNeill and Mrs Nancy Lindsey McNeill, Route #2, Box 440, Fairmont, NC.

He served with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds", 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), 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.



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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 27 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17713984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Willie B McNeill (18 Feb 1948–10 Feb 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17713984, citing Water Hole Cemetery, Maxton, Robeson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .