3/82 Artillery 196th LIB Honor Roll

"Above all, Vietnam was a war that asked everything of a few and nothing of most in America." Myra MacPherson, 1984, author of "Long Time Passing: Vietnam and the Haunted Generation"

Over 58,000 americans died in Vietnam, some 20,000 of these were fathers when they were killed or declared MIA (missing in action), credit: Vietnam Magazine, Vol. 23 No. 3, October 2010

Statistical information about casualties of the Vietnam War



Name

Casualty Date

Mil Grade

Home City

Home State

Age at Loss

Casualty Detail


Wall Location

A Battery











William Bradley

9/30/1967

SP4

Syracuse

NY

18

Hostile ground casualty explosive device


Panel 27E Line 33


Bromley German

1/6/1968

1LT

Waterbury

CT

23

Hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel 33E Line 57


James Turner

1/6/1968

SP4

Detroit

MI

20

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel 33E Line 61


Robert Byrnes

2/9/1968

1LT

Carmichael

CA

23

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel 38E Line 46


Edward Harris

4/12/1968

2LT

Birmingham

AL

25

Hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel 49E Line 31


Pearl Bush

5/11/1968

SSGT

Little

KY

30

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel 58E Line 19


Terry Loffer

6/25/1969

CPL

Eaton

IN

20

Hostile ground casualty explosive device


Panel W21 Line 14


Victor Jones

10/7/1969

PFC

Beaumont

TX

20

Non-hostile air loss or crash non-crew Helicopter


Panel W17 Line 47


John Widdows

8/26/1970

PVT

Chicago

IL

20

Hostile died while missing air loss or crash non-crew helicopter


Panel W7 Line 15


William Thorpe

8/26/1970

SP4

Jesup

IA

19

Non-hostile air loss or crash non-crew Helicopter


Panel W7 Line 14


Edward Lopez

11/28/1971

PVT

Delano

CA

27

Non-hostile drowned or suffocated


Panel W2 Line 76

B Battery











Ernest Pipkin

10/13/1966

SGT

Memphis

TN

26

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel 11E Line 72


Michael Giannini

3/16/1967

1LT

Philadelphia

PA

23

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel 16E Line 90


Earnest Hendrix

7/30/1967

SGT

Texarkana

AR

24

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel 24E Line 51


Thomas Woolridge

7/17/1968

SGT

Tucson

AZ

20

Hostile ground casualty explosive device


Panel W51 Line 1


Jesse Ellison

2/24/1969

SGT

Dallas

TX

25

Hostile ground casualty explosive device


Panel W31 Line 34


Carl Dinunzio

3/22/1969

CPL

Derby

NY

20

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel W28 LIne 10


Wesley Stevens

5/13/1969

PFC

Peterson

MN

18

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel W25 Line 111


Freddy Holloway

6/11/1969

CPL

North Little Rock

AR

20

Hostile ground casualty burns


Panel W22 Line 21


David Michel

6/11/1969

SGT

Harmony

MN

22

Hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel W22 Line 24


Karl Mills

6/11/1969

CAPT

Paramus

NJ

23

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel W22 Line 27


Edward Palmenta

6/11/1969

CPL

Norwalk

CT

24

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W22 Line 25


Douglas Strickland

6/11/1969

SP4

Port Chicago

CA

21

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W22 Line 28


James Strube

6/11/1969

CPL

Powhattan

KS

21

Hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel W22 LIne 28


Dennis Stevens

11/14/1969

CPL

Redding

CA

21

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel W16 Line 76


Francis Parkhill

5/25/1970

2LT

Upper Darby

PA

22

Hostile ground casualty small arms fire


Panel W10 Line 99


David Garcia

5/26/1970

SGT

Santa Fe

NM

20

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W10 Line 102


Paul Hamilton

8/29/1970

SSGT

Port Arthur

TX

31

Non-hostile ground casualty intentional homicide


Panel W7 Line 23


Benjamin Yard

1/16/1972

SSGT

Freedom

PA

29

Non-hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel W2 Line 98

C Battery











Michael Compton

8/20/1966

PFC

Lake Crystal

MN

20

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel 10E Line 20


Allen Rock

8/20/1966

PFC

Williston

VT

20

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel 10E Line 22


Ronald Osborne

12/4/1966

2LT

North Palm Beach

FL

25

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel 13E Line 11


Daniel Nidds

4/21/1967

SSGT

West Islip

NY

25

Hostile ground casualty while missing (MIA)


Panel 18E Line 62


Jerry Covey

9/21/1967

SP4

Muskogee

OK

20

Non-hostile ground casualty illness or injury


Panel 26E :Line 100


John Camp

9/11/1969

CAPT

Washington

DC

24

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W18 Line 67


David Joliet

10/15/1969

SP4

Meadville

PA

21

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel W17 Line 83


Timothy Green

5/7/1970

SGT

Fort Dodge

CO

19

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel W11 Line 123


William Waddell

5/7/1970

SSGT

Rockingham

NC

31

Hostile ground casualty artillery, rocket or mortar


Panel W11 Line 128


Mitchell Dowdy

4/14/1972

SGT

Jefferson

GA

26

Non-hostile ground casualty other causes


Panel W2 Line 136

HHB











Lester Ridings

12/19/1967

SP4

Shelbyville

MO

26

Non-hostile ground casualty illness or injury


Panel 32E Line 27


David Lefler

5/12/1969

SP5

Sioux City

IA

23

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W25 Line 74


Edward Johnson

6/11/1969

SP4

Memphis

TN

20

Hostile ground casualty burns


Panel W22 Line 22


Floyd Pitre

6/11/1969

SFC

Opelousas

LA

37

Hostile ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds


Panel W22 Line 25


Daniel Reid

6/11/1969

SFC

Port Huron

MI


Hostile ground casualty burns


Panel W22 Line 26

HHC











Homer Kendrick

5/13/1969

CWO

Columbus

GA

35

Hostile ground casualty friendly fire


Panel W25 Line 103


credit: 196th Organization, Vietnam Wall Memorial and the National Archives