William F. Reilly III was born on December 14, 1944 and joined the Armed Forces while in Cheverly, Maryland.
He served in the United States Marines. In 3 years of service, he attained the rank of Second Lieutenant. He began a tour of duty in Vietnam on May 24, 1968.
On July 17, 1968, at the age of 23, William F. Reilly III perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Tri.
Reilly, William F III
Born 14 December 1944, Died 17 July 1968
US Marine Corps, Second Lieutenant
Res: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Section 30, Grave798-A, buried 07/26/1968
REILLY, WILLIAM F III
2LT US MARINE CORPS
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 07/02/1965 – 07/17/1968
- DATE OF BIRTH: 12/14/1944
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/17/1968
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/26/1968
- BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 798-A
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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