Corporal William Elmer Haggard of Powell was born on August 16, 1949. His tour in Vietnam began on July 10, 1969. He served as a Machine Gunner with L Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was wounded in action on January 19, 1970. He died from multiple fragmentation wounds on January 21, 1970 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam.

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  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 August 1949
  • Date of death: 21 January 1970
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Powell
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodhaven Memorial Gardens, Claxton, Anderson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXII, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Steve & Kay Day

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