2020 Voice From The Stone Honorees

2020 Voice From The Stone Honorees: Virgil R Webb (WW2 KIA) and Virgil R Webb, Jr (Vietnam KIA)

VIRGIL R. WEBB (WORLD WAR II VETERAN)

Paver Paver - Section B
Veteran First Name Virgil
Veteran Middle Name Ralph
Veteran Last Name Webb
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Date of Birth 08/22/1916
Highest Rank Corporal
Branch of Army Yes
Unit(s) 361st Infantry, Tank Unit
Active Service from Year 12/10/1941
Active Service to Year 06/29/1944
World War II Yes
Overseas Service Input Box 1 Africa
Purple Heart Yes
Other Decorations Yes
Other Decoration Names 1 Good Conduct Medal, 3 Battle Stars, Purple Heart
KIA Yes
KIA/DIS/POW When 06/29/1944
KIA/DIS/POW Where Italy
Township of residence entering service Claibourne
School Richwood High School
Cemetery Paris Twp: Oakdale
Date of Death 06/29/1944
Source 1 DD-214, Union Co. Recorder's Office, Vol. 6, p. 89; Sharon Webb; G.W. Claar; National Archives; Union Co. Cem. Rec., Vol. 6, p. 89; Young American Patriots, p. 1087
Notes 1 serial #35270657; buried in Section H, Row 20, Oakdale Cemetery; Young American Patriots lists DOB as 9/21/1916; KIA

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VIRGIL WEBB, JR (VIETNAM VETERAN)

Paver Paver - Section B
Veteran First Name Virgil
Veteran Last Name Webb, Jr.
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Date of Birth 09/05/1942
Highest Rank Corporal
Branch of Army Yes
Branch of Air Force Yes
Unit(s) 6102nd Supply Squadron; 173rd Airborne Brigade, Light Weapons Infantry
Active Service from Year 04/01/1960
Active Service to Year 09/27/1968
Vietnam War Yes
Overseas Service Input Box 1 South Vietnam
Bronze Star Yes
Purple Heart Yes
Presidential Unit Citation No
Other Decorations No
Other Decoration Names 1 Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Good Conduct Medal
KIA Yes
KIA/DIS/POW When 09/27/1968
KIA/DIS/POW Where Military Region 2, Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Township of residence entering service Paris
Township of current residence or at time of death Paris
Church United Methodist Church
Cemetery Paris Twp: Oakdale
Date of Death 09/27/1968
Source 1 Mark Hoffhines; National Archives; Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Virtual Wall; DD-214, Union Co. Recorder's Office, Vol. 10, p. 507
Notes 1 Serial #15626540; enlisted 04/01/1960, Columbus, Ohio; honorably discharged 12/10/1963 with 3 years, 8 months, and 10 days of active duty; later returned to active duty status from Reserves;
Notes 2 Type of Casualty: Hostile - Killed; Reason: explosive device; body recovered; age 26; posthumously promoted; NARA Ref. #17461; honored on Panel 42W, Row 33, of the Vietnam Wall; KIA (father was also KIA, WWII)
Notes 3 2-21-2013 Patty Brown 642-3206, Annalee Webb 642-3033