Billy Wayne Pettis

    Pettis, Billy Wayne, PFC


    Vietnam War · US Army · Private First Class

    Rank: Private First Class
    United States of America
    Birth - 29 Feb 1948
    Birth - 1948
    Alabama

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 21 years
    Battalion
    5th Bn
    Grade
    E3
    Branch
    Army
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Service Start Date
    13 Mar 1969
    Major Command
    199th LIB
    Company
    B Co
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Years Served
    1
    Regiment
    12th Infantry
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty
    Other Explosive Device
    Hostile, Died of Wounds
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 21 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    23W 030
    MOS
    11B10-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnamese Military Merit Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Indivi...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 31 May 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Long An
    KIA-Died of Wounds
    Other Explosive Device

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    Death - 31 May 1969  - Age: 21 years
    21
    Burial
    Oak Grove Holiness Church Cemetery

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    Religion
    Protestant - Other Churches
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Gender
    Male
    Hometown
    Castleberry, AL
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    23W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    30
    Full Name
    Billy Wayne Pettis
    Marriage
    Single
    Gender
    Male

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