Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 33
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 19 / 45
Date of Birth: 10-Dec-1946
Street: N. 19th Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 03-May-1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Williams worked as a department store stock boy for a year before joining the Marines in January 1966. The 20-year-old lance corporal was sent to Vietnam, where he was a messenger in Company E of the Second Batallion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine division. Williams died of shrapnel wounds on May 3, 1967.