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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location North Carolina

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Today is 9/11/2020. A day of Remembrance. It is not the day of your birth, or your death. But a day to remember someone who served with my brother, James P Boyd Jr, (Jimmy to me) who died as Joel did, serving and protecting. I pray you are together in a different world. Serving. Caring. Loving. And that Tony, too, is with his police force brothers. Rest In Peace.

Brenda Turbyfill
Sister of James P. Boyd Jr.

September 11, 2020

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