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is honored on Panel 6E, Line 24 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thanks

    Posted on 9/24/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    Dear Cpl William Cannon,
    Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. It is another autumn, and time has passed since this war. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Semper Fi, Corporal.

    Posted on 3/20/14 - by A US Marine, Vietnam
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/1/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL William Eugene Cannon, 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.

    With respect, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • We Remember

    Posted on 2/12/11 - by Robert Sage
    William is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, White, Indiana County,PA.
  • Thank you Corporal William Eugene Cannon

    Posted on 3/20/04 - by Donald Lytle
    Although we never met personally, I want to thank you William Eugene Cannon, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

    Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

    It's Heroes like you, that made it possible for others like myself, to return home to lead full and free lives.

    Again, thank you CPL William E. Cannon, for a job well done!


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