Billy Dodson was the son of William G. Dodson and Arkie Avalee Kerley. He served 13 years of which 7 months in Vietnam.
Specialist Five

Personal Data
Home of Record Jasper, TN
Date of birth 17 October 1933

Military Data
Length Service 12
Unit HHC, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour ——
Incident Date 2 May 1966
Casualty Date 2 May 1966
Age at Loss 32
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Non-hostile, died of illness or injury
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Illness or disease

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  • Rank: Specialist 5th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 October 1933
  • Date of death: 2 May 1966
  • County: Marion
  • Hometown: Jasper
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Red Hill Cemetery, Whitwell, Marion County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Bottom Panel
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