Dorsey Burwin Williams was born at Johnson City, Tennessee, the son of Ivan F. Williams and Frances Marie Kennedy.

Military Data
Length Service 01
Unit M Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF

Casualty Data
Start Tour ——
Incident Date 30 April 1967
Casualty Date 30 April 1967
Age at Loss 19
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 19E Line 002

The Johnson City Press, 10 May 1967
Pfc. Dorsey B. Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan F. William, 1007 Division street, was killed in Vietnam April 30  while engaged in action against hostile forces. He suffered a gunshot wound while fighting in the vicinity of Khe Sanh. Williams entered the Marine Corps in February 1966 and received training at Camp LeJeune, N.C. Williams was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors in addition to his parents, include three brothers, Eddie, Ivan and Mark, and three sisters, Kathy, Hilda and Rita, all of the home. A brother Johnny died in Washington, D.C. last July 28.
Williams was a member of 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, Co. M.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 November 1947
  • Date of death: 30 April 1967
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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