Date of Birth: 03/07/1945
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: N. Orkney Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 02/04/1967
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 33
Panel Row: 6
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Williams had expected to come borne after contracting malaria for the second time in early 1967. The 21-year-old private first class had attended Benjamin Franklin High School and was married only a week before shipping out to Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company C of the 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry. Williams died on Feb. 4, 1967. in addition to his wife. he was survived by his parents. four brothers and five sisters.