Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Army 1
Second Lieutenant 2
12 Mar 1944 2
02 Feb 1968 2

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Full Name:
William Earl Lozier 2
12 Mar 1944 2
Male 2
02 Feb 1968 2
Cause: Multiple Fragmentation Wounds 2
Age at Death: 23 2
Body Recovered: Recovered 2
Casualty Date: 02 Feb 1968 2
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 2
Hometown: Cassopolis, MI 2
Marital Status: Single 2

Vietnam War 1

Army 1
Second Lieutenant 2
2nd Bn 2
A Co 2
Enlistment Type:
Reserve 2
O1 2
Major Command:
1st Inf Div 2
16th Infantry 2
Army 2
Infantry Unit Commander (ARMY) 2
Tour Start Date:
06 Sep 1967 2
Years Served:
2 2
Protestant - No Denominational Preference 2
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 2
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 78 2
Panel: 36E 2

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  A BRAVE MAN! Posted for: WILLIAM EARL LOZIER: Bill Lozier was my brother and to this day
I miss him very much. Those who knew him
would affirm that he was a brave individual
who went to VietNam to do his part to win
the war. Bill was extremely smart, athletic, hard working and above all a great
brother to me. I will always remember him as
my hero. See you again in Heaven!

(Any one who knew my brother and wishes to contact me can send an e-mail to: Thanks! Posted by: Tim Lozier
Relationship: He is my brother
Wednesday, July 14, 2004

  Remembrance from a friend & babysitter Posted for: WILLIAM EARL LOZIER: I was the Lozier family babysitter for a couple years & lived just down the road. Bill was just a couple years younger than I was, while his brothers, John & Tim were quite small. Bill couldn't understand while it was ok for him to watch his little brothers most of the time, why I had to be there when his parents went to Chicago for the evening & wouldn't be back until early morning.

After much discussion I convinced him that I wasn't there to take care of him, just his brothers. That was ok with him then and he helped me get them ready for bed & after their bread & butter sprinkled with sugar treat, we tucked them in. Then we played cards all night. He always stayed up with me until his parents returned. That was the easiest & most enjoyable babysitting I had.

Bill was a very special young man, fun, polite, brave, & intelligent. As we grew up we kept in touch, as we went our separate ways. He came to see me in my flower shop before he shipped out. We talked of life, he had lots of plans for the future, things were going well for him. He said he came to tell me good bye, in case he didn't come home.
  Posted by: Carol Jesswein/Nelissen
Relationship: Friend
Saturday, September 4, 1999   Bill, with younger brothers, Tim and John Posted for: WILLIAM EARL LOZIER:   Posted by: John Lozier
Relationship: Brother
Wednesday, August 4, 1999

A Note from The Virtual Wall
On 01-02 Feb 1968 elements of the 1st Infantry Division fought a bitter engagement around An My, about 4 kilometers northwest of the Phu Loi airfield. Although 232 VC dead were found on the battlefields, 17 US soldiers were killed and a number of others wounded. The known US dead were

A Co, 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry
2LT William E. Lozier, Cassopolis, MI
SP4 George J. Gottwald, Roslindale, MA
SP4 Dennis J. Miller, Pottstown, PA
SP4 William R. Truett, Miamisburg, OH

A Co, 1st Med Bn
SP4 Peter H. Heissenbuttel, Baldwin, NY
SP4 Willard V. Johnson, Fallon, NV

1st Bn, 28th Infantry
1LT Kenneth H. Albritton, Fayetteville, NC, A Co
SP4 Charles W. Permaloff, Detroit, MI, C Co
PFC John R. Shell, London, England, GB, C Co

C Co, 2nd Bn, 2nd Infantry
PFC Hilberto Ortega, San Antonio, TX

1st Sqdn, 4th Cavalry
SSG Dierother Brown, St Louis, MO, B Troop
SSG Charles R. Mensch, Kansas City, MO, B Troop
SP4 Donald W. Allen, Waterford, WI, C Troop
SP4 George M. Hall, Glen Park, IN, B Troop
SP4 Eddie G. Huffman, Lewisburg, WV, B Troop
SP4 Stephen P. Mitchell, Carpentersville, IL, B Troop
PFC Raymond E. Kramer, New Salem, ND, C Troop

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