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ERNEST WATSON

  • Wall Name:ERNEST WATSON
  • Date of Birth:7/11/1944
  • Date of Casualty:2/15/1966
  • Home of Record:BENTON HARBOR
  • County of Record:BERRIEN COUNTY
  • State:MI
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row: 5E, 40
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN

FRANK EDWARD CRABBE

FRANK EDWARD
CRABBE
  • Wall Name:FRANK E CRABBE
  • Date of Birth:6/20/1946
  • Date of Casualty:2/16/1966
  • Home of Record:CANADA
  • County of Record:
  • State:ZZ
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row: 5E, 40
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM

WILLIAM HAROLD BORDNER


is honored on Panel 5E, Row 40 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/8/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear LTC William Harold Bordner, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Remembrance

    Posted on 1/9/12 - by The United Vietnam Veterans of Stark County and The Ohio Society of Military History, Inc.
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  • THANK YOU

    Posted on 12/29/05 - by SGT. LEON J. BUCZYNSKI JR. leonjbuczynskijr@yahoo.com
    YOU WERE IN CHARGE OF 42ND. CIVIL ENG. SQD. AND MY BOSS,AT LORING, AIR FORCE BASE IN MAINE, WAS SORRY TO HEAR THAT YOU LOST YOUR LIFE IN SERVICE TO YOUR COUNTRY,I REMEMBER THE TALKS WE HAD AS I DROVE YOU HOME AT THE END OF THE DAY AT LORING, MAY GOD BLESS YOU NOW AND FOREVER, SGT.LEON J. BUCZYNSKI JR. OF NORTH EAST, PA.
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  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

    Posted on 12/22/05 - by Bob Ross
    Do not stand at my grave and weep.
    I am not there; I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow,
    I am the diamond glints on snow,
    I am the sun on ripened grain,
    I am the gentle autumn rain.
    When you awaken in the morning's hush
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry,
    I am not there; I did not die.

    Mary Frye – 1932

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  • We Remember

    Posted on 1/16/05 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    William is buried at Golden Gate Nat Cem.
  • Thank You

    Posted on 11/12/02 - by Donald Lytle
    As a fellow Buckeye, I say "THANK YOU"

    As a Veteran, I say "JOB WELL DONE"

    As an American, "YOUR DEATH WAS NOT IN VAIN"

    And as a Believer, "YOUR SPIRIT IS ALIVE--AND STRONG"

    Again, thank you Sir, for your valiant and faithful service, many contributions, and most holy of sacrifices given to this great country of ours! ETERNAL PEACE MY FRIEND
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  • If I should die...remembrances for LTCOL. William Harold BORDNER, USAF...who gave his last full measure of devotion in the service of our country!!!!!!....HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted on 9/20/01
    If I should die, and leave you here awhile, be not like others, sore undone, who keep long vigils by the silent dust, and weep...for MY sake, turn again to life, and smile....Nerving thy heart and trembling hand to do something to comfort other hearts than thine...Complete these dear, unfinished tasks of mine...and I, perchance, may therein comfort you.
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  • It never ends.....

    Posted on 12/30/99 - by Robert Shulman RGS68@yahoo.com
    I served under you at loring AFB Maine, WE both went over seas together and we seperated at Clark AFB... Every time I visited my daughter in DC I always stopped by to pay my respects to you...you were a fine officer to work under...Robert Shulman...A2C 42nd CES....Retired NYC Police Dept. Plantation Fl. 33322
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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit www.buildthecenter.org.