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First Name: William

Last Name: Beasley

Birthplace: Boise, ID, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)



Middle Name: Ronald



Date of Birth: 16 January 1942

Date of Death: 25 September 1966

Rank: First Lieutenant

Years Served:
William Ronald Beasley

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

William Ronald Beasley

First Lieutenant, U.S. Army

William Ronald Beasley was born on 16 January 1942 in Boise, ID.

On 25 September 1966, 1LT William Ronald Beasley was serving as a rotary wing aviation unit commander with 281st Assault Helicopter Company, 10th Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade in South Vietnam. On that day, 1LT Beasley was killed when his helicopter crashed. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Army Aviator Badge
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name, William Ronald Beasley, is located on Panel 11E Line 012 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
 

Burial

First Lieutenant William R. Beasley is buried at Riverside Cemetery in Emmett, Gem County, ID.

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Honoree ID: 3433   Created by: MHOH

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