Edgar W. Williams, Jr
Specialist Four
C CO, 1ST BN, 2ND INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Durham, North Carolina
December 22, 1946 to January 03, 1969
EDGAR W WILLIAMS Jr is on the Wall at Panel W35, Line 31

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19 June 2005

Edgar Williams, Jr. was a was a member of my high school graduating class in 1965 - Hillside High School, Durham, N.C. Edgar was proud of his opportunity to serve in the Armed Services. He wore the uniform with pride. He was a good friend with a great deal of potential. We regret his loss, but we are happy that he was a "Hillside Hornet", Class of 65. It is our sincere wish and most reverent prayer that GOD will continue to Bless, Protect and Guide each of us. Edgar was a great friend.

Andrew D. Malloy



28 Sep 2007

Sp4 Edgar W. Williams's military awards include the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Purple Heart Medal.

From a high school classmate and friend,
Andrew D. Malloy
5815d Woodlawn Gable Drive, Alexandria, Va 22309-4626
andrew.malloy@cox.net


 
31 Jul 2007

You will always be in our hearts until we are together again.

Your sisters,
Jean, Janye, and Kaye

Jean Williams
jwilliams2137@yahoo.com


 
18 Aug 2007

Edgar W Williams, Jr
Specialist Four

I attended Hillside High School in Durham and A&T State University in Greensboro, NC with Edgar. Edgar was a warm and unassuming young man who died in Viet Nam, a battle that was never declared a war.

Although his transition was made in a land far from home, his memory will always linger with those of us who knew and cared for him.

From a classmate,
Heshima
E-mail address is not available.


 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry, lost four men on 03 Jan 1969 - two medics from Headquarters Company and two infantrymen from Charlie Company:
  • SP4 Herman E. Gant, Castalia, OH, HQ Company;
  • SP4 Charles A. Johnson, Compton, CA, HQ Company;
  • SP4 Theodore R. Klingensmith, New Castle, PA, Company C; and
  • SP4 Edgar W. Williams, Durham, NC, Company C.

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