Adams, William Ernest, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0311, G Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Sergeant

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Whispering Pines
Last Address
Whispering Pines

Casualty Date
Feb 26, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Glenbrook Cemetery - Cobb, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
41E 034

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French Fourragere


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments
2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1967-1968, 0311, G Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Hue City
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Remembered Note from the Wall
  Buried Sgt William Adams is Buried at Glenbrook Cemetery - Cobb, California
  Note from the Wall as to Family
  May 26, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
ENGAGEMENT 4 KM SOUTH OF HUE CITADEL 19680226
TET 1968 - HUE & SURROUNDS
UTM grid reference is YD754195
5 yrs prior svc Army.

Sgt William Adams was on a patrol 4 Km south of the Hue Citadel when a firefight broke out and he was Killed by small arms fire.
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2095853
Tour start date 10/30/1967
   
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