William L. Brown

Date of Birth: 09/06/1949
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: South Philadelphia High School
Street: Emily Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 12/29/1968
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 4
Panel Row: 10

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Brown left South Philadelphia High School and enlisted in the Army in May 1967. The private first class, a cannoneer, arrived in Vietnam in June 1968 and was assigned to Battery A of the3rd Battalion. 319th Artillery, 173rd Airborne Brigade. He died on Dec. 29, 1968, at the age of 19. Survivors included his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial