Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Colliers in:
 • Head of Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery
 • Dillard
 • Rabun County
 • Georgia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
PFC Noah Chandler "Chan" Collier, Jr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 11, 1947
Wiley
Rabun County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1966
Binh Dinh, Vietnam

Noah Chandler Collier JR, earned the Distinguished Service Cross for valor and heroism while he swam 20 meters through a barrage of enemy bullets, in an attempt to save his squad leader, Sgt John Geisen, who had been shot and went below the water. During his futile attempt to save Sgt Geisen, Collier was also shot, and ultimately lost his life on Oct 26, 1966.

Just three days prior, Noah had saved the life of his platoon leader, William Hawkinberry, when a rope broke while crossing a river.

Noah leaves behind his wife, Shirley and his mother Mildred.

Noah served in Co A, 1st BN, 8th Cav, 1st Dav Div.

His name is forever engraved on Wall panel 11E108.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mildred W. Collier (1924 - 2004)
 
Burial:
Head of Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery
Dillard
Rabun County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue Seeterlin Rice
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21671077
PFC Noah Chandler Chan Collier, Jr
Added by: Sue Seeterlin Rice
 
PFC Noah Chandler Chan Collier, Jr
Added by: Ms. Hummingbird
 
PFC Noah Chandler Chan Collier, Jr
Added by: Robert Strickland
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you for your heroism and ultimate sacrifice Noah.
- Sue Seeterlin Rice
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015
With Honor & Respect. In Remembrance Of Your Ultimate Sacrifice While Serving In The US Army During The Vietnam War. Thank You -RIP
- Ms. Hummingbird
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015

- Sue Seeterlin Rice
 Added: Dec. 18, 2012
There are 10 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service