JAMES R WILLIS
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HONORED ON PANEL 50W, LINE 43 OF THE WALL

JAMES RONALD WILLIS

WALL NAME

JAMES R WILLIS

PANEL / LINE

50W/43

DATE OF BIRTH

09/14/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

08/01/1968

HOME OF RECORD

CARSON CITY

COUNTY OF RECORD

Carson City

STATE

NV

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

CPL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES RONALD WILLIS
POSTED ON 8.1.2018
POSTED BY: Janice Current

An American Hero

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Thank you for stepping up and answering your country's call. Rest easy knowing you will never be forgotten.
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POSTED ON 8.2.2016
POSTED BY: david boudreaux

heroes

lay me down in the cold cold ground where many brave veterans have gone
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POSTED ON 8.2.2016
POSTED BY: david boudreaux

heroes

lay me down in the cold cold ground where many brave veterans have gone.
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POSTED ON 4.27.2016
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Dallas Morning News - August 14, 1968

The Dallas Morning News - August 14, 1968
FUNERAL PLANNED
FOR CPL. WILLIS

GARLAND - Funeral serv-
ices for Marine Cpl. James
Ronald Willis, 20, of 4106 Col-
gate, who was killed in Vietnam
Aug. 1, will be held at 2 p.m.
Thursday in the Restland Fu-
neral Chapel in Dallas. Burial
will be in the Field of Honor at
Restland Memorial Park.
Willis was killed by hostile
gunfire while on perimeter se-
curity duty in the Quang Nam
Province.
Born in New Hall, Calif., he
was a member of the Bruton
Terrace Baptist Church in Dal-
las. He joined the Marine Corps
in 1964 and was serving his sec-
ond tour of duty in Vietnam
with the 1st Marine Division.
Survivors: Mother, Mrs. Clau-
dia Willis of Garland, and a sis-
ter, Mrs. Carolyn Trowbridge of
Las Vegas, Nev.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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POSTED ON 4.27.2016
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Dallas Morning News - August 6, 1968

ARRANGEMENTS
DUE FOR MARINE

Funeral arrangements for
Marine Cpl. James R. Willis, 20,
of San Bernardino, Calif., who
was killed Thursday in Viet-
nam, were incomplete Monday
at the Restland Funeral Home
here.
Cpl. Willis, serving with Com-
pany B, 5th Reconnaissance
Group, 1st Reconnaissance Bat-
talion, 1st Marine Division, was
shot in the chest while engaged
in perimeter security in Quang
Nam Province, the Department
of Defense reported.
Cpl. Willis enlisted in the Ma-
rines in February, 1964, and be-
gan his second tour of duty in
Vietnam in February, 1968. He
attended Annie Webb Blanton
School in Dallas and was a
member of the Bruton Terrace
Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother,
Mrs. John F. Willis of Dallas,
and a sister, Mrs. Carolyn
Trowbridge of Las Vegas, Nev.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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