WILLIAM M LYONS

WILLIAM M LYONS - 2LT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • fort lee
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • August 01, 1946
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • September 04, 1969
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • 2LT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


William M. Lyons III was born on August 1, 1946.  His home of record is Fort Lee, NJ.  In 1964, he graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School.  Williams graduated from the City College of New York in 1968.

He served in the US Army as a paratrooper and attained the rank of Second Lieutenant (2LT).

Lyons was in Vietnam just two weeks when he was killed in action on September 4, 1969.  He was serving with the 1st Infantry Division as a rifle platoon leader.

He was survived by his mother, Margareta F. Lyons.

Sources: Jack Pastor (friend), newspaper clippings and NJVVMF.

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