Franklin B. Williams

Date of Birth: 03/07/1945
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: N. Orkney Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
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.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial