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First Name: William

Last Name: Bagshaw

Birthplace: Catskill, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Middle Name: Michael

Date of Birth: 16 September 1949

Date of Death: 26 February 1968

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
William Michael Bagshaw

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


William Michael Bagshaw

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps


William Michael Bagshaw was born on 16 September 1949 in Catskill, NY.

On 26 February 1968, Private First Class William M. Bagshaw was serving as a rifleman with H Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

PFC Bagshaw died that day when he sustained injuries from friendly fire.


Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name William M Bagshaw is inscribed on Panel 41E Line 35 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Private First Class William M. Bagshaw died on 26 February 1968 in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam. Bagshaw is buried in Town of Catskill Cemetery, Catskill, NY.

Honoree ID: 3402   Created by: MHOH




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