William T. Conley

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 6
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 40 / 54
Date of Birth: 11-Apr-1947
Neighborhood: Port Richmond
High School: Northeast High School
Street: E. Elkhart Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 21-Feb-1968
Province of Casualty: Gia Dinh
Conley graduated from high school in 1964 and entered the Army in September 1966. The 20-year-old specialist four, a radar operator and scout observer, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Troop A of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division, in October 1967. He died on Feb. 21, 1968. Cohen�s many interests at Northeast High School included track, fencing, chemistry and stamp collecting. After graduating in 1966, he worked as a surveyor for six months. Cohen entered the Army in December 1968. The 20-year-old private first class, a machine-gunner, was sent to Vietnam the following May and assigned to Company B of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). Ha died on Nov. 17, 1969, near Fire Support Base Jamie near the Saigon River. Survivors included his parents.