WILLIAM L PHILLIPS
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HONORED ON PANEL 14W, LINE 50 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM LEROY PHILLIPS

WALL NAME

WILLIAM L PHILLIPS

PANEL / LINE

14W/50

DATE OF BIRTH

10/09/1945

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/20/1970

HOME OF RECORD

TOCCOA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Stephens County

STATE

GA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CAPT

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WILLIAM LEROY PHILLIPS
POSTED ON 5.10.2021
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Cap William Phillips, Thank you for your service as an Airborne Qualified Infantry Unit Commander. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. Yesterday was Mother’s Day. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 1.20.2021
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Silver Star Medal Award

Captain William Leroy Phillips was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action. He served as an Infantry Unit Commander (Airborne Qualified) and was assigned to A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE.
See http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/detreq2.php
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POSTED ON 1.20.2021
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Bronze Star Medal Award for Valor

Captain William Leroy Phillips was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, with Combat Distinguishing Device (V), for his exemplary gallantry in action. He was also awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Merit for his sustained meritorious service. He served as an Infantry Unit Commander (Airborne Qualified) and was assigned to
A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE.
See http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/detreq2.php
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POSTED ON 1.6.2021
POSTED BY: Jerry Sandwisch Wood Cty. Ohio Nam Vet 1969-70 Army 173rd Abn Bde

You are not forgotten

The war may be forgotten but the warrior will always be remembered. All gave Some-Some gave All. Rest in peace Sky Soldier.
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POSTED ON 10.16.2020
POSTED BY: Joseph Lovato

I Remember the Day

I worked with Cpt Phillips at the Phu My TOC, he was a very respected officer. I was on radio watch the day of his death and received the call that "We got incoming and Cpt Phillips is missing". We immediately halted the 4.2" mortar blocking fire. I was told to log him as missing in action until we could locate him. It was one the worst days of my two tours. During the search, Pierce found him and was in disbelief for days. We all felt the loss of such a good man
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