Name: Armour David Wilcox III
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E5
Home of Record: Hudson, OH
Birth Date: March 23, 1946
Religion: "Episcopal, Evangelical"
Death Date: December 8, 1968
Cause of Death: "ground casualty gun, small arms fire hostile";
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 22
The body was recovered.
I spoke with David's great-aunt about 15 years ago. She was his last surviving relative. He was a great guy who I knew from basic training, AIT, Ft. Lewis and RVN. His sister lived in San Fransisco when we were at Ft. Ord. She was very nice and died not too long after David, per her aunt. He would have been very sucessful in civilian life had he survived Vietnam. A real good guy!
David Gray B Company 6/31st.
Here are 2 pictures taken in November 1967 at Ft. Ord, CA. David Wilcox is in his greens. Just promoted to PFC (old rank insignia) next to Jim Whitmer B, 6-31st. We left Ft. Ord for Ft. Lewis that afternoon.