Willie George Turner

Company C 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/13/69

 

 

 

PERSONAL DATA

Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of birth: 10/02/1945

MILITARY DATA

Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Specialist Four
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman
Length Service: 00
Unit: C CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA

Start Tour: 05/20/1969
Incident Date: 11/13/1969
Casualty Date: 11/13/1969
Age at Loss: 24
Location: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds

Panel W16 Line 71

 

Willie Turner was killed in action during an engagement with hostile forces at grid reference BR810100,
approximately 4 kilometers north/northwest of Van Canh airfield.

 

 

 

 

 

SP4 Willie G. Turner's decorations

 

Willie is also eligible to receive the Conspicuous Service Cross
from the State of New York

 

 

 

Burial:
Tharpe Cemetery
Warner Robins
Houston County
Georgia, USA

 

 

Grave markers for Willie G.Turner

Photo by CEA from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave of Willie G. Turner

Photo by CEA from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

For a tribute to Willie George Turner click on the following link:

Together We Served

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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