WILLIAM R BLACK
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HONORED ON PANEL 30W, LINE 72 OF THE WALL

WILLIAM RAY BLACK

WALL NAME

WILLIAM R BLACK

PANEL / LINE

30W/72

DATE OF BIRTH

04/17/1942

CASUALTY PROVINCE

TAY NINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/08/1969

HOME OF RECORD

NEWBERN

COUNTY OF RECORD

Dyer County

STATE

TN

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CAPT

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WILLIAM RAY BLACK
POSTED ON 4.17.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Captain William Ray Black, Served with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.
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POSTED ON 4.17.2018
POSTED BY: kr

CPT William R. Black - Birthday Remembrance (76th)

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” once again remember one of Bob Walters' USMA 1964 classmates - and a brother Airborne-Ranger - CPT William Ray Black, on what would’ve been his 76th birthday - 17 April 2018.
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POSTED ON 2.15.2018
POSTED BY: Gary Paschall

Hometown

Billy's hometown was actually Dyer, TN. He lived across the street from Dyer High School growing up. Mother's name was Marjorie if I remember correctly and he had a brother named Jimmy
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POSTED ON 7.3.2017
POSTED BY: Charles Sanner, M.D.

An inspiration to all who knew him.

I was a doc with the 173rd Airborne in Tay Ninh when I had to inform our colonel that Bill had been k.i.a. With his typical courage and leadership he had taken point position on a patrol. He was hit by a sniper. Those who knew and respected Bill were devastated. I had known Bill for only 4 months prior to his death in Vietnam, but I have never forgotten his example of dedication and sacrifice.
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POSTED ON 4.17.2017
POSTED BY: kr

CPT William R. Black - Birthday Remembrance (75th)

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” again remember one of Bob Walters' USMA 1964 classmates, CPT William Ray Black, on what would’ve been his 75thx birthday - 17 April 2017.
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