Date of Birth: 11/02/1942
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
Street: N. Chadwick Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 03/18/1967
Province of Casualty: Binh Dinh
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 33
Panel Row: 15
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The twenty-four-year-old Virginia Native had planned to make the army a career. He was sent to Vietnam in June 1966 and became a team leader in Company B of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Calvary, 1st Calvary Division (Airmobile). Willis died on March 18, 1967. The Staff Sergeant was survived by his wife, a daughter, his parents and three brothers.