WILLIAM A DEBATES
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HONORED ON PANEL 28W, LINE 102 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM ARTHUR DEBATES

WALL NAME

WILLIAM A DEBATES

PANEL / LINE

28W/102

DATE OF BIRTH

09/01/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

GIA DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/01/1969

HOME OF RECORD

PEORIA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Peoria County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WILLIAM ARTHUR DEBATES
POSTED ON 9.27.2020
POSTED BY: Bob Behrends

Remembered!

You are missed and you are long remembered! Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice!
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POSTED ON 5.25.2020
POSTED BY: Regina Perry

Thank you

This was my cousin! Thank you for giving your life for our country!
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POSTED ON 4.5.2019
POSTED BY: Michael Morgan

Billy You Are Remembered

Billy was the son of my Mothers first cousin making Billy my 2ed cousin. I remember being at family gatherings at Billy's Grandmother's house (my Great Aunt) in Atkinson, Il. and playing catch with Billy. I'm 5 years younger than him and I remember him being a kind and caring person. I was 15 years old and attended his funeral in 1969, I've had never seen a larger funeral then or since then. It was a very sad day, there had to be 200 cars in his funeral procession. A day I'll never forget!
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POSTED ON 4.21.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sp4 William Debates,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. Your 49th anniversary was this month....It is so 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 strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 11.18.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 William Arthur Debates, 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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