PFC William Essie Embry

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PFC William Essie Embry

  • Birth 16 Sep 1943 Heyworth, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 4 Dec 1967 Vietnam
  • Burial Wapella, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8938345

Pfc. William E Embry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Essie Embry of Heyworth, died in Vietnam December 4th according to word received by his parents. Death was attributed to cerebral malaria.

Private Embry was born September 16, 1943 and entered the service in April 1967. He received training at Fort Knox and left for Vietnam October 1, 1967.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters: Mrs. Robert Porter in New Jersey and Wanita at home. Three brothers: David with the Army in Virginia, Daniel in Wapella, IL, and Samuel at home.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Iseminger Funeral Home with Reverend Eugene Gray officiating. Burial was in Long Point cemetery with military graveside rites.


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ILLINOIS
PFC CO D 35 INF 4 INF DIV
VIETNAM


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  • Created by: William Taber
  • Added: 15 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8938345
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC William Essie Embry (16 Sep 1943–4 Dec 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8938345, citing Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by William Taber (contributor 46480146) .