Wilbur Eugene Smith, JrSergeant
RECON PLT, HQ CO, 4TH BN, 23RD INF RGT, 25 INF DIV
Army of the United States
10 May 1944 - 06 May 1968
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The database page for Wilbur Eugene Smith, Jr
Wilbur (Smitty) was a charismatic leader of the 1st Section in the Recon Platoon.
Smitty was killed along with other members of the platoon while charging an enemy position. They were cut down by RPG rounds and small arms fire. His presence is missed, he is in our thoughts.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe three men killed in action on 6 May 1968 were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009