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Basil L. Plumley

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Jan 01, 1920

Basil L. Plumley was born in Raleigh County.

Mar 31, 1942

Basil Plumley enlisted in the Army.

Jun 06, 1944

Basil Plumley fought in the D-Day invasion at Normandy.

Other events that happened on or around June 06, 1944

Nov 14, 1965

Sergeant Major Basil Plumley participated in the Battle of la Drang, the first major battle between the U.S. Army and the People’s Army of Vietnam.

Oct 10, 2012

Sergeant Major Basil Plumley died in Columbus, Georgia, at the age of 92.

Aug 20, 2019

The air assault school in Fort Hood, Texas, was renamed the Command Sgt. Maj. Basil L. Plumley Air Assault School.


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