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is honored on Panel 7W, Line 43 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • You are not forgotten

    Posted on 2/19/18 - by jerry sandwisch wood cty.ohio nam vet 1969-70 army 173rd abn bde
    The war may be forgotten but the warrior will always be remembered !!!! All gave Some-Some gave All. Rest in peace William. :-(
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/6/16 - by Curt Carter
    Dear SGT William Lester Wilhelm, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Remembering

    Posted on 3/29/15
    Think of you often and what a great guy you were. Everything happen so fast that day in August, we where all pulling for you to make it but some things just weren't to be. Miss you buddy and think of you all the time.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 10/22/11 - by Robert Sage
    William is buried at Highland Cemetery, Covington, Miami County,OH.
  • Fellow Trooper

    Posted on 4/7/07 - by Wm. Larry Green
    I was track comander at the time. WILHELM was the driver that day, we were ambushed and was hit by a RPG 2gunners were wounded as well. You are missed.
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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