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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: WILHELM
First name: WILLIAM LESTER
Home of Record (official): COVINGTON
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Wednesday, September 1, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 282427406
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 17K21
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, August 25, 1969
Date of Casualty: Sunday, September 6, 1970
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 07W - Row 043

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM LESTER WILHELM

Highland Cemetery
796 North High Street
Covington
, Miami County , OH 45318
(937) 473-3201