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

emergency response, vehicle crash

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Joel -

It's been 49 years and 3 days since you gave the ultimate sacrifice for our great country. You will always be remembered. On behalf of our country and on this 2023 Veteran's Day - Thank You.

Fellow Military Policeman & Partner
21st MP CO 1972-1975

November 11, 2023

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