BILLIE J WILSON
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HONORED ON PANEL 14W, LINE 118 OF THE WALL

BILLIE JOE WILSON

WALL NAME

BILLIE J WILSON

PANEL / LINE

14W/118

DATE OF BIRTH

01/21/1929

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/09/1970

HOME OF RECORD

VALLEY CENTER

COUNTY OF RECORD

Sedgwick County

STATE

KS

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

SSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR BILLIE JOE WILSON
POSTED ON 1.21.2024
POSTED BY: Dennis Edward Wriston

I'm Proud of Our Vietnam Veterans

Staff Sergeant Billie Joe Wilson, Served with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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POSTED ON 1.27.2023
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear SSgt Billie Wilson, Thank you for your service as an Infantry Unit Leader. Your 94th birthday was 6 days ago, happy birthday. I researched you on the 53rd anniversary your injury, sad. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. You are remembered. 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 2.9.2021
POSTED BY: A US Marine, Vietnam

Bronze Star Medal Award for Valor

Staff Sergeant Billie Joe Wilson was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, with Combat Distinguishing Device (V), for his exemplary gallantry in action. He served as an Infantry Unit Leader and was assigned to L CO, 3RD BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV.
See http://www.virtualwall.org/dw/WilsonBJ01a.htm
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POSTED ON 3.21.2015

Ssgt Billie Joe Wilson my grandpa (continued)

This year on February 9th 2015 I was sworn into the service for The United States Marines. I saw that he died on February 9th 1971. Its amazing how that I took his name in honor and going into service, in the same branch he served in, and how everything that i do reflects him. I love you grandpa. I never met you but I love you so much and I promise to make you proud as a Marine.

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POSTED ON 1.25.2015

Ssgt Billie Joe Wilson my grandpa

I wanna thank you for allowing me to take your name and now to go into the marine corps. I thank you so much for your sacrifice, dedication, and service to our country. I love you, even though I never knew you, but the stories that my mom, Donna Morton, has told me.

I will go to San Diego to train where you trained. I will not give up, or quit. I will test my limitations, and go beyond my limits. Ill one day meet you with The Father. And salute you and then hug you so tightly.

Love: your grandson future marine BILLIE JOE MORTON
SEMPER FI
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