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eddie_wallace_-_ypsiCorporal Eddie Wallace was born  on January 12, 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama to Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Lee of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Eddie graduated from Ypsilanti High School in 1968. He worked for Gar Wood Industries before enlisting in the Army in 1968.

Corporal Wallace began his tour of duty in Phong Dinh Province, South Vietnam on December 20, 1968 serving as a Petroleum Supply Specialist with the 271st Assault Support Helicopter Company, 307th Aviation Battalion, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. Eddie was killed on January 13, 1969 when a hand grenade was thrown at him while he was on guard duty. Eddie had been "In-Country" for only 23 days.

 
Eddie Wallace is survived by his parents, four brothers and a sister. He lived  20 years and 1 day. Eddie is resting in Westlawn Cemetery in Inkster, Michigan. Eddie's name is listed on the Vietnam Memorial in Ypsilanti Township under Ypsilanti. His name also appears on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC on Panel 35W Line 086.
 

 

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Robert  Lundy
Friend, playmate, schoolmate, neighbor
Ypsilant, MIi 48221 USA
WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.
HE WAS A HUMBLE HERO,WE MISS YOU
Mar 24, 2010


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