Kerry L. Williams

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 33
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 5 / 125
Date of Birth: 02-Jul-1947
Neighborhood: Southwest Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: Cedar Avenue
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 05-Mar-1966
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
The Benjamin Franklin High School graduate worked as a stockboy before joining the Marine Corps in August 1965. The 18-year-old private first class was sent to Vietnam, where be was assigned to Company M of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He died in Quang Tri Province on March 5, 1966, less than a month alter arriving in Vietnam. Survivors included his mother, stepfather. and several brothers and sister