Franklin B. Williams

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 33
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 14 / 120
Date of Birth: 07-Mar-1945
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: N. Orkney Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 04-Feb-1967
Province of Casualty:
Williams had expected to come borne after contracting malaria for the second time in early 1967. The 21-year-old private first class had attended Benjamin Franklin High School and was married only a week before shipping out to Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company C of the 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry. Williams died on Feb. 4, 1967. in addition to his wife. he was survived by his parents. four brothers and five sisters.