Private First Class Joel Dansby

Private First Class Joel Dansby

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 8, 1974

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Joel Dansby

Private First Class Joel Dansby was killed as he and his partner were responding to a burglary at a base housing complex.

He and his partner were both ejected when their patrol Jeep was struck by another vehicle that failed to yield at the intersection of Knox Street and Gruber Road.

PFC Dansby was assigned to the 21st Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. PFC Dansby is buried at Glen Eden Memorial Park, Livonia, Michigan.


  • Age 19
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location North Carolina

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Hey Joel! I just want to say you are still remembered and thought of. I did not personally know you, but you served with my dad Tony. You and Jimmy Boyd are still remembered in our hearts. Thanks for answering the call, you will never be forgotten.

Patrolman (retired)
Cramerton PD

October 31, 2021

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