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Foreign Affairs Casualties
Submitted by: Timothy Heck


Honoring Americans Who Lost their Lives Under Heroic or other Inspirational Circumstances Or otherwise In the Line of Duty While Serving the U.S. Government and the American People Abroad in Foreign Affairs. This memorial is located Washington D.C., Department of State, 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

(Names are listed in the order that they were inscribed)

William Palfrey
Lost at Sea - 1780

Joel Barlow
Exposure - Zarnowice 1812

Richard C. Anderson
Yellow Fever - Cartagena, Colombia 1823

Nathaniel G. Ingraham, Jr.
Fever -Tampico, Mexico 1824

Harris E. Fudger
Murdered - Bogota, Colombia 1825

James A. Holden
Lost at Sea - 1827

John S. Meircken
Lost at Sea - 1832

William Shaler
Cholera - Havana, Cuba 1833

William S. Sparks
Cholera -  Venice, Italy 1849

Thomas T. Turner
Epidemic - Bahia 1849

Thomas I. Morgan
Yellow Fever - Rio De Janeiro 1850

Hardy M. Burton
Yellow Fever -  St . Thomas 1852

George R. Dwyer
Coast Fever - Mozambique 1854

Beverly L. Clarke
Tropical Fever -  Guatemala 1860

Isaac S. McMicken
Yellow Fever - Acapulco, Mexico 1860

George True
Smallpox - Funchal 1862

Edward W. Gardner
Lost at Sea - 1863

Charles G. Hannah
Yellow Fever - Demerara 1864

Abraham Hanson
African Fever - Monrovia, Liberia 1866

Hiram R. Hawkins
Epidemic - Tumbez, Peru 1866

Allen A. Hall
Epidemic - La Paz, Bolivia 1867

H. E. Peck
Yellow Fever - Haiti 1867

James Wilson
Yellow Fever - Venezuela 1867

James H. McColley
Yellow Fever —-Callao 1869

William Stedman
Yellow Fever - Santiago, Cuba 1869

Charles E. Perry
Epidemic - Aspinwall, Colombia 1872

Thomas Biddle
Epidemic - Guayaquil 1875

John F. Flint
Drowned Saving Life - La Union, El Salvador 1875

Philip Clayton
Yellow Fever - Callao 1877

Henry
H. Garnet
African Fever - Monrovia 1882

Jesse H. Moore
Yellow Fever - Callao 1883

David T. Bunker
Yellow Fever - Demerara 1888

Victor F. W. Stanwood
Murdered - Madagascar 1888

William D. McCoy
Fever - Monrovia, Liberia 1893

John R. Meade
Yellow Fever  Santo Domingo 1894

Alexander L. Pollock
Yellow Fever - San Salvador 1894

Frederick Munchmeyer
Yellow Fever - San Salvador 1895

John B. Gorman
Malignant Malaria - Matamoros, Mexico 1896

Albert S. Willis
Malaria - Honolulu, Hawaii 1897

Rounsevelle Wildman
Lost at Sea - 1901

Thomas T. Prentis
Volcanic Eruption - Martinique 1902

Amedee Testart
Volcanic Eruption - Martinique 1902

Thomas Nast
Yellow Fever - Guayaquil 1902

William F. Havemeyer
Cholera - Bassorah, Turkey 1904

Philip
Carroll
Fever - Manzanillo, Mexico 1906

Benjamin H. Ridgely
Exhaustion - Mexico City 1908

Arthur A. Cheney
Earthquake - Messina 1908

John W. Gourley
Smallpox - Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 1910

Theodore C. Hamm
Smallpox  - Durango, Mexico 1914

Robert N. McNeely
Lost at Sea - 1915

Charles
P. McKiernan
Smallpox - Chungkiang, China 1916

Charles F. Brissel
Cholera - Baghdad, 1916

Alfred L. M. Gottschalk
Lost at sea - 1918

Maddin Summers
Exhaustion - Moscow 1918

John D. O'Rear
Smallpox - La Paz, Bolivia 1918

Luther K. Zabriskie
Smallpox - Aguas Calientes, Mexico 1921

Carl R. Loop
Saving Life - Catania 1923

Max D. Kirjassof
Earthquake - Yokohama, Japan 1923

Paul E. Jenks
Earthquake - Yokohama, Japan 1923

Clarence C. Woolard
Epidemic - Cape Haitien, Haiti 1923

Robert W. Imbrie
Murdered - Teheran, Persia 1924

William T. Francis
Yellow Fever - Liberia 1929

William I. Jackson
Drowned Attempting to Save Life  Matanzas, Cuba 1930

John T. Wainwright
Drowned Attempting to Save Life  Matanzas, Cuba 1930

G. Russell Taggart
Hurricane - Belize, British Honduras 1931

J. Theodore Marriner
Murdered - Beirut, Syria 1937

John M. Slaughter
Earthquake - Guayaquil 1942

Thomas C. Wasson
Shot by Sniper - Jerusalem 1948

Douglas S. Mackiernan
Killed by Gunfire - Tibet 1950

Robert Lee Mikels
Burned Attempting to Save Life - Pusan, Korea 1951

David LeBreton, Jr.
Drowned Saving Lives - Tunis 1953

William P. Boteler
Killed By Grenade - Nicosia, Cyprus 1956

Robert A. McKinnon
Tropical Disease - Ouagadougou 1961

Barbara A. Robbins
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Saigon, Vietnam 1965

Joseph W. Grainger
Murdered - Vietnam 1965

Joseph R. Rupley
Killed by Gunfire - Caracas, Venezuela 1965

Dolph B. Owens
Vietnam 1960

Jack J. Wells
Plane Crash - Vietnam 1965

Norman L. Clowers
Viet Cong Ambush - Vietnam 1966

William D. Smith III
Vietnam 1966

Don M. Sjostrom
Laos 1967

John R. McLean
Laos 1967

Robert K. Franzblau
Shot While Evacuating Refugees  Vietnam 1967

Dwight Hall Owen, Jr
Killed by Communist Forces - Vietnam 1967

Carroll H. Pender
Landmine Explosion - Vietnam 1967

Frederick J. Abramson
Shot During Viet Cong Ambush - Vietnam 1968

Thomas M. Gompertz
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

John T. McCarthy
Died from gunshot wound - Vietnam 1968

Kermit J. Krause
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

Jeffrey S. Lundstedt
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

Robert R. Little
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

Stephen H. Miller
Vietnam 1968

Hugh C. Lobit
Shot by Sniper - Vietnam 1968

Richard A. Schenk
Landmine Explosion - Vietnam 1968

Michael Murphy
Viet Cong Ambush - Vietnam 1968

John Gordon Mein
Shot by Guatemalen rebels - Guatemala 1968

George B. Gaines
Died from gunshot wounds - Vietnam 1969

Robert P. Perry
Murdered by Palestinian terrorists - Jordan 1970

Dan A. Mitrione
Assassinated by Uruguayan rebels  Uruguay 1970

Cleo Allen Noel, Jr.
Assassinated by Palestinian terrorists  Sudan 1973

George Curtis Moore
Assassinated by Palestinian terrorists  Sudan 1973

Everett D. Reese
Killed in action - Vietnam 1955

Thomas W. Ragsdale
Died while a prisoner of war - Vietnam 1967

Donald V. Freeman
Shot during hostile fire - Vietnam 1967

Albert A. Farkas
Pulmonary Embolism following sniper wound - Vietnam 1968

Robert W. Brown, Jr.
Shot during hostile fire - Vietnam 1968

Robert W. Hubbard
Killed while trying to escape Viet Cong  Vietnam 1968

Joseph B. Smith
Landmine Explosion - Vietnam 1970

Rudolph Kaiser
Viet Cong Ambush - Vietnam 1972

John Paul Vann
Helicopter Crash - Vietnam 1972

John S. Patterson
Kidnapped and murdered - Mexico 1974

Rodger P. Davies
Shot by sniper - Cyprus 1974

James C. Marshall
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

Steven A. Haukness
Killed in Tet Offensive - Vietnam 1968

Charles W. Turberville
Killed in Bomb Blast - Cambodia 1971

John Patrick Egan
Kidnapped and Killed by insurgents  Argentina 1975

Charles McMahon
Rocket Attack - Vietnam 1975

Darwin L. Judge
Rocket Attack - Vietnam 1975

Thomas Olmstead
Pancreatitis - Cambodia 1975

Francis E. Meloy, Jr.
Assassinated by terrorists - Beirut 1976

Robert O. Waring
Assassinated by terrorists - Beirut 1976

Adolph Dubs
Kidnapped and killed by terrorists  Kabul 1979

Steven J. Crowley
Shot by mob - Islamabad 1979

Bryan L. Ellis
Burned Attempting to Save Life  Islamabad 1979

Charles Robert Ray
Assassinated by terrorists - Paris 1982

Robert C. Ames
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Thomas R. Blacka
Killed in Bombing of Embassy  Beirut 1983

Phyliss N. Faraci
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Terry L. Gilden
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Kenneth E. Haas
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Deborah M. Hixon
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Frank J. Johnston
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

James F. Lewis
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Monique Lewis
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

William R. McIntyre
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Robert V. McMaugh
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

William R. Sheil
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

Albert N. Votaw
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1983

George Tsantes
Killed by Gunshot - Athens 1983

Leamon R. Hunt
Murdered by Guerillas - Rome 1984

Kenneth G. Crabtree
Killed in Bombing - Namibia 1984

Dennis Whyte Keogh
Killed in Bombing - Namibia 1984

A. A. Schaufelberger III
Shot by insurgents - San Salvador 1983

Charles F. Soper
New Delhi 1983

Michael Ray Wagner
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1984

Kenneth V. Welch
Killed in Bombing of Embassy - Beirut 1984

Charles F. Hegna
Killed by Gunmen on Plane - Tehran 1984

William L. Stanford
Killed by Gunmen on Plane - Tehran 1984

Enrique Camarena
Killed by Drug Traffickers - Guadalajara 1985

Virginia Warfield
Automobile Accident - New Delhi 1983

Bobby Joe Dickson
Shot by Gunmen - San Salvador 1985

Thomas T. Handwork
Shot by Gunmen - San Salvador 1985

Patrick R. Kwiatkowski
Shot by Gunmen - San Salvador 1985

Gregory H. Weber
Shot by Gunmen - San Salvador 1985

Laurence A. Steinhardt
Plane Crash - Ottawa 1950

William F. Buckley
Kidnapped and killed by terrorists  Beirut 1985

William E. Nordeen
Car Bombing - Athens 1988

Arnold L. Raphel
Airplane Explosion - Pakistan 1988

Herbert M. Wassom
Airplane Explosion - Pakistan 1988

Matthew K. Gannon
Airplane Bombing - Scotland 1988

Ronald A. Lariviere
Airplane Bombing - Scotland 1988

Daniel E. O'Conner
Airplane Bombing - Scotland 1988

James N. Rowe
Shot by Communists - Philippines 1989

John A. Butler
Shot in Crossfire - Grenada 1989

Gladys D. Gilbert
Plane Crash - Ethiopia 1989

Robert W. Woods
Plane Crash - Ethiopia 1989

Thomas J. Worrick
Plane Crash - Ethiopia 1989

Freddie R. Woodruff
Drive-by Shooting - Georgia 1993

Barbara L. Schell
Helicopter Crash - Iraq 1994

Barry S. Castiglione
El Salvador 1992

Gary C. Durell
Ambushed by terrorists - Pakistan 1995

Jacqueline K. Van Landingham
Ambushed by terrorists - Pakistan 1995

Samuel Nelson Drew
Automobile Accident - Bosnia 1995

Robert C. Frasure
Automobile Accident - Bosnia 1995

Joseph J. Kruzel
Automobile Accident - Bosnia 1995

Ronald H. Brown
Plane Crash - Croatia 1996

Lee F. Jackson
Plane Crash - Croatia 1996

Stephen C. Kaminski
Plane Crash - Croatia 1996

Leslianne Shedd
Plane Crash - Comoros 1996

Nathan Aliganga
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Julian
Leotis Bartley, Sr
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Molly Huckaby Hardy
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Kenneth R. Hobson II
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Prabhi G. Kavaler
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Michelle O’Connor
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Sherry Lynn Olds
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Uttamlal Tom Shah
Nairobi Embassy Bombing - Kenya 1998

Seth John Foti
Plane Crash - Bahrain 2000

Philip Thomas Lincoln, Jr.
Automobile Accident - China 1996

J. Kirby Simon
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Taiwan 1995

Nancy Ferebee Lewis
Pesticide Poisoning - Egypt 1993

Pasqual Martinez
Hotel Fire - Russia 1991

Robert B. Hebb
Plane Crash - Honduras 1989

Edward R. Cheney
Plane Crash - Philippines 1976

Garnett A. Zimmerly
Plane Crash - Philippines 1976

Bruce O. Bailey
Plane Crash - Vietnam 1972

Luther A. McLendon, Jr.
Plane Crash - Vietnam 1972

Livingston Lord Satterthwaite
Helicopter Crash - Greenland 1959

William Dale Fisher
Plane Crash - Ethiopia 1961

Gustav Crane Hertz
Died of Malaria while held captive Vietnam 1967

Rose Marie Orlich
Killed in an Earthquake - Nicaragua 1972

Richard Aitken
Automobile Accident - Sudan 1981

Philip Robert Hanson
Plane Crash - Togo 1981

James David Marill
Automobile Accident - Cameroon 1986

Rebecca Roberts
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Israel 1987

Marie D. Burke
Murdered in home - United Kingdom 1989

Thomas P. Doubleday, Jr.
Malaria - Liberia 1993

James T. Lederman
Automobile Accident - Egypt 1994

Barbara J. Green
Terrorist Attack - Pakistan 2002

Laurence M. Foley
Terrorist Attack - Jordan 2002

Jerry V. Cook
Automobile Accident - Madagascar 1978

Richard A. Coulter
Automobile Accident - Iran 1975

Howard V. Funk, Jr.
Automobile Accident - Kenya 1972

Oscar C. Holder
Plane Crash - Nepal 1962

Sidney B. Jacques
Plane Crash - Nepal 1962

James Mollen
Terrorist Attack - Iraq 2004

Edward J. Seitz
Rocket Attack - Iraq 2004

John Francis O'Grady
Plane Crash - Australia 1960

Barbara C. Heald
Rocket Attack on U.S. Embassy - Iraq 2005

Keith
E. Taylor
Rocket Attack on U.S. Embassy - Iraq 2005

Stephen E. Sullivan
Terrorist Attack - Iraq 2005

David E. Foy
Terrorist Attack - Pakistan 2006

Margaret Alexander
Helicopter Crash - Nepal 2006

Doris Knittle
Murdered by Servant - Afghanistan 1970

Henry W. Antheil, Jr.
Plane Exploded in Mid-Air -Estonia 1940

Steven Thomas Stefani, IV
Killed by Bomb - Afghanistan 2007

John Michael Granville
Vehicle Ambush - Sudan 2008

Brian Daniel Adkins
Murdered in Home - Ethiopia 2009

Felix Russell Engdahl
Accidental Fall in POW Camp - Hong Kong 1942

Thomas W. Waldron
Died of Cholera - Macau 1844

Edmund Roberts
Died of Dysentery - Macau 1844

Victoria J. DeLong
Earthquake - Haiti 2010

Dale J. Gredler
Heart Attack/Lack of Medical Facilities  Indonesia 2010

Terrence L. Barnich
Roadside Bomb - Iraq 2009

Eugene F. Sullivan
Black Water Fever - Ethiopia 1972

Sharon S. Clark
Cerebral Malaria - Nigeria 2010
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