Thornhill, William John, PVT2

    Thornhill, William John, PVT2


    Vietnam War · US Army

    United States of America
    Birth - 27 Sep 1948
    Birth - 1948
    Maryland

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 21 - 20 years
    Company
    A Trp
    Regiment
    1st Cavalry
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Major Command
    Americal Div
    Years Served
    1
    Battalion
    1st Sqdn
    Service Start Date
    3 Dec 1968
    Branch
    Army
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Rank
    Private
    Grade
    E1
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 28 May 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Hostile, Died
    Recovered
    Other Explosive Device
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 21 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Private (E-2)
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    Section A Site 409B
    Status
    USA Veteran
    MOS
    11B10-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1968  - Age: 19 years
    Army Presidential Unit Citation

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    Award - 1968  - Age: 19 years
    Valorous Unit Award

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-202...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 28 May 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Quang Tin
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Other Explosive Device

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    Death - 28 May 1969  - Age: 21 years
    20
    Burial
    Baltimore National Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    23W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    12
    Hometown
    Baltimore, MD
    Religion
    Methodist (also Evangelical United Brethren)
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Marriage
    Single
    Full Name
    William John Thornhill
    Gender
    Male

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