William L. Brown

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 4
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 35 / 2
Date of Birth: 06-Sep-1949
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: South Philadelphia High School
Street: Emily Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 29-Dec-1968
Province of Casualty:
Brown left South Philadelphia High School and enlisted in the Army in May 1967. The private first class, a cannoneer, arrived in Vietnam in June 1968 and was assigned to Battery A of the3rd Battalion. 319th Artillery, 173rd Airborne Brigade. He died on Dec. 29, 1968, at the age of 19. Survivors included his parents, three brothers and two sisters.