WILLIAM J DAVIDSON JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 35E, LINE 53 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM JAMES DAVIDSON JR

WALL NAME

WILLIAM J DAVIDSON JR

PANEL / LINE

35E/53

DATE OF BIRTH

07/08/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LONG KHANH

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/28/1968

HOME OF RECORD

COATESVILLE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Chester County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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LEFT FOR WILLIAM JAMES DAVIDSON JR
POSTED ON 4.17.2007
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Coatesville Record - January 29, 1968

LOCAL SOLDIER
KILLED IN VN

A Coatesville man was killed in
Vietnam yesterday when the mili-
tary vehicle in which he was
a
passenger struck a land mine.
William J. Davidson, 20, the
son of Mr. and Mrs. William J.
Davidson of Fifth Ave., reported-
ly died at 12:30 p.m. yesterday.
Davidson was married to the
former Dorothy Zittle of 119
Chestnut St., Downingtown. They
had a ten week old daughter.
He was stationed with the 9th
Infantry Division. His tour of
duty would have been up in 57
days.
A 1965 graduate of Scott High
School, he worked for Gindy
Manufacturing Company until he
entered the service.
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POSTED ON 9.4.2003
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

3 GIs, Marine From Area Die In Viet Battles

Sp/4 William J. Davidson Jr., 20, 0f 19 Chestnut st., Downingtown, Chester county (PA).
Sp/4 Davidson, a 1965 graduate of Scott High School, Coatesville, was in a military vehicle when it struck a land mine, killing all occupants.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Davidson, of Coatesville. He also leaves his wife, the former Dorothy M. Zittle, of Downingtown, and a 10-week-old daughter.

Article appeared in part in The Philadelphia Inquirer on January 30, 1968. The other 2 GIs and Marine mentioned in the article were 1LT Reginald A. Stancil of West Grove, PA, PFC Edward J. Craig of Willingboro, NJ and Marine PFC Donald L. Hunter of Penns Grove, NJ.
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