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Sgt William Whitby Olsen

Sgt William Whitby Olsen

Birth
Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
Death 23 May 1969 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial Rupert, Minidoka County, Idaho, USA
Plot H5
Memorial ID 34531975 · View Source
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William was the son of Verne Whitby Olsen, b. 18 Apr 1918; d. 3 Jul 1986, and Iris Jennie Rice, b. 11 Aug 1916; d. 23 May 1990.

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army of the United States
Rank: Sergeant
MOS: 11B40: Infantryman
Unit: D CO, 3RD BN, 60TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV

Listed on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
Panel 24W, Line 88

William was featured in the June 27, 1969 LIFE magazine cover article entitled "The Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll."


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  • Maintained by: Rhonda C./Friends
  • Originally Created by: Neal Fenton
  • Added: 6 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34531975
  • Rhonda C./Friends
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Whitby Olsen (26 Aug 1947–23 May 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34531975, citing Minidoka Acequia Rupert Cemetery, Rupert, Minidoka County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda C./Friends (contributor 47795548) .