Tyrone C. Watson

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
National Memorial Panel / Row: /
Date of Birth: 22-Jan-1942
Neighborhood: Kingsessing
High School: John Bartram High School
Street: Belmar Terrace
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SSGT
Date of Casualty: 13-Sep-1970
Province of Casualty: Binh Dinh
Although his wife wished he wouldn�t keep going back she stood by Watson each time he volunteered to return to Vietnam. The 28- year-old staff sergeant already bad been wounded four times when he volunteered for his fifth combat tour in 1970. The fire team leader and intelligence specialist assigned to Company A of the 1st Battalion 503rd Infantry 173rd Infantry Brigade, died in combat onSept. 13, 1970. He was awarded the Silver Star. The 1957 Bartram High School graduate also was survived by a stepdaughter.