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First Name: Dan

Last Name: Archer


Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Willie

Date of Birth: 10 October 1947

Date of Death: 15 July 1967

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Dan Willie Archer, Jr.

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Dan Willie "Red" Archer, Jr.

Private First Class, U.S. Army

On 15 July 1967, Private First Class Dan W. Archer, Jr. was serving with C Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Archer was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Medals and Badge

Silver Star Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name, Dan W Archer, Jr., is inscribed on Panel 23E Line 073 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Private First Class Dan W. Archer, Jr. died on 15 July 1967 and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery East, Memphis, TN.


Honoree ID: 3385   Created by: MHOH




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