Willie Fred Dail
His tour began on October 5, 1967
Died at the age of 19 in Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Cause of Death: Hostile, Ground Casualty, Gun, Small Arms Fire
Service Occupation: Rifleman
B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Buried at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Anderson County, TN

Graduated Fulton High School. Enlisted U.S. Marines immediately after graduation. Shipped out to viet where he was killed in action performing heroic actions. Proud to be in service to his country. One of the few young men still remembered fondly by his pastor and members of North Knoxville Baptist Church.

Submitted by Dianna Barnett, cousin

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 December 1948
  • Date of death: 31 December 1967
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Middle Panel
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