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Vietnam War Casualties
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Source of data: the Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File, as of April 29, 2008, of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Files, part of Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.  

Transcribed by Veneta McKinney

 

The soldiers listed on this Roll of Honor include personnel who were KILLED IN ACTION, who DIED WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR or who were MISSING IN ACTION. In addition, there are records for NONFATAL ARMY CASUALTIES - soldiers who did not die from their wounds.
More detailed information for each soldier is available from the National Archives website at http://aad.archives.gov/
 

Name

Branch

Rank

  Birthdate

Residence

County

Death Date

Remains
Recovered

BUTLER BENNY LEE MARINE CORPS PFC 12/26/1946 HUMBOLDT COLES 5/17/1967 Y
CLOUGH DONNIE JOE MARINE CORPS PFC 7/27/1949 CHARLESTON COLES 9/9/1969 Y
CZERWONKA AUGUST EMIL ARMY CPT 7/15/1936 MATTOON COLES 7/13/1968 Y
FRIESE MICHAEL KEITH MARINE CORPS PFC 3/4/1949 MATTOON COLES 1/12/1968 Y
HOOP ROBERT GENE ARMY CPT 1/17/1939 MATTOON COLES 5/13/1968  Y
HUTCHISON STANLEY ROBERT ARMY SP4 1/31/1944 CHARLESTON COLES 12/22/1967  Y
MORRISON GEORGE RAY ARMY 1SG 6/14/1924 CHARLESTON COLES 9/13/1971 Y
OVERMYER ROBERT JOE MARINE CORPS LCPL 9/3/1946 MATTOON COLES 7/4/1967 Y
PHIPPS JAMES LARRY ARMY CW3 12/9/1943 MATTOON COLES 1/9/1968 N
PIERCE JOSEPH ROBERT CLIN MARINE CORPS LCPL 11/3/1948 MATTOON COLES 5/5/1968 Y
RATHE PHILIP HENRY MARINE CORPS 1STLT 2/3/1942 MATTOON COLES 7/19/1966 Y
SHIELDS GARY DON MARINE CORPS 1STLT 2/11/1942 MATTOON COLES 1/11/1967 Y
SHOOT TERRY WILLIAM ARMY PFC 2/8/1949 CHARLESTON COLES 4/24/1968 Y
SHUMBARGER DALE EARL MARINE CORPS PVT 3/26/1947 MATTOON COLES 11/6/1967 Y
SIMPSON MICHAEL PAUL ARMY SGT 12/12/1944 MATTOON COLES 9/20/1968 Y
VANGUNDY NELSON EARL MARINE CORPS CPL 2/12/1944 MATTOON COLES 6/9/1965 Y



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