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William Sidway Price
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Flag

William Sidway Price Vietnam Wall Rubbing

WILLIAM PRICE was born on July 31, 1927.  He became a member of the Army while in Washington, District Of Columbia and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

On March 29, 1968 at the age of 40, WILLIAM PRICE gave his life in the service of our country, serving with Advisory Team 87,  in South Vietnam, Long Khanh Province, at the age of 40.

          You can find WILLIAM PRICE honored on the
          Vietnam Memorial Wall on Panel 47E, Row 5.

Colonel Price had previously served in combat roles in both World War II and Korea and was the receipient of the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit and the Purple Heart.



Colonel William Sidway Price - Battalion Commander wasn't on the ship as he flew to Vietnam with the advance party.  He was killed late March 68 when his O-1 observation plane took a bullet near Xuan Loc after he became an ARVN advisor.


PRICE, WILLIAM S
LTC   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/31/1927
DATE OF DEATH: 03/29/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 872-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 11 March 2000 Page Updated: 29 October 2000 Updated: 14 October 2001 Updated: 10 July 2007
    Silver Star Medal
 
    Legion of Merit
 

Purple Heart Medal

Vietnam Campaign Medal