WILLIAM C JONES
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HONORED ON PANEL 32E, LINE 31 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM COY JONES

WALL NAME

WILLIAM C JONES

PANEL / LINE

32E/31

DATE OF BIRTH

10/18/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

TAY NINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

12/20/1967

HOME OF RECORD

ROSWELL

COUNTY OF RECORD

Chaves County

STATE

NM

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WILLIAM COY JONES
POSTED ON 12.20.2018
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Thank You

Thank you Spec 4 William Jones for your courage and leadership.
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POSTED ON 12.14.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 William Coy Jones, 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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POSTED ON 12.7.2009
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

William is buried at South Park Cemetery in Roswell, NM.
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POSTED ON 10.30.2009

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POSTED ON 10.12.2005
POSTED BY: Bill Nelson

Never Forgotten

FOREVER REMEMBERED

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heros you left behind...."

Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heros lost to the War in Vietnam:

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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