From a contemporary press report:
Ennis T. Williams, 71, a former Army Sergeant and logistics analyst at Vitro Corp. in Arlington, died of intestinal cancer October 24, 1999, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He lived in Herndon, Virginia.
Sergeant Williams retired from the Army in 1969 after serving 20 years and then was a civilian military adviser to the Army Department in Vietnam. He worked in Vitro's combat systems division and retired in 1996 after 18 years with the firm.
Sergeant Williams was born in Columbus, Georgia, and graduated in 1947 from
He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
He was a member of the Saigon Mission Association.
His marriage to Mattie Williams ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife since 1968, Anh Williams, of Herndon; a daughter from his first marriage, Cassandra Williams of Atlanta; two daughters from his second marriage, Tran Williams and Sandra Williams, both of Herndon; two sons from his second marriage, Ennis Jr., of Herndon, and Thanh, of Annandale; a stepsister; and three grandchildren.
WILLIAMS, ENNIS TURNER
SSG US ARMY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 09/17/1948 – 12/31/1968
- DATE OF BIRTH: 06/09/1928
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/24/1999
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/03/1999
- BURIED AT: SECTION 68 SITE 3292
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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