Willam J. Stalnecker

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 29
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 5 / 7
Date of Birth: 24-Aug-1947
High School: Roxborough High School
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 06-Feb-1966
Province of Casualty:
Teachers at Roxborough High School and friends recall Stalnecker as trusting and 1ev-lug. The 18-year-old private first class entered the Army in Jima 1965. He trained to be a rifleman and grenadier before leaving for Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company C of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Stalnecker died Feb. 6, 1966. He was survived by his parents, two brothers and a sister.