William Robert Ross, Jr. served as First Lieutenant, 525th Military Intelligence Group in Vietnam. He was serving in this role when he was killed-in-action on 30 January 1968. For his service he was awarded the Silver Star Medal and the Purple Heart Medal.
Full Name: WILLIAM ROBERT ROSS JR
Date of Birth: 7/26/1943
Date of Casualty: 1/30/1968
Date of Death: 1/30/1968
Home of Record: MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA
Branch of Service: ARMY
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: KHANH HOA
ROSS, WILLIAM R JR
- 1LT U.S.A.
- DATE OF BIRTH: 07/26/1943
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/30/1968
- BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 1523
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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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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