Our Roll of Honor - Casualties (Graduates & Cadre)
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     Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.     ~ Daniel Webster
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1LT James Lee Locke died 03/26/69, 25 yrs old from OK. 28W Line 049
Class 13-67 G2
BSM, ARCOM, PH
C Trp, 1/10 Cav, 4th Inf Div
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View:  Grave Site at Ft. Sill Post Cemetery, Ft. Sill, OK.

1LT Robert Earl Malone died 04/15/68, 26 yrs old from TX. 50E Line 004
Class 3-67 E1
PH
B Co, 2/47 Inf, 9th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, TX.


2LT David Richard Merrell died 10/25/68, 24 yrs old from IL. 40W Line 033
Class 1-68 E1
PH
HHC, 1/61 Inf, 5th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Egyptian Memorial Gardens, Herrin, IL.


CPT Edward Francis Miles died 01/26/04, 59 yrs old from NY. 26W Line 055
Class 6-67 A2
SS, BS, PH, Nobel Peace Prize Credit 1997
(added to "Wall" May 4, 2010)
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View: Grave Site at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

1LT James Davis Molpus died 05/02/68, 21 yrs old from TX. 54E Line 012
Class 9-67 D2
PH
C Co, 1/5 Inf, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Memory Park Cemetery, Longview, TX.


1LT Elmer Mason Nance died 05/16/68, 24 yrs old from VA. 61E Line 015
Class 9-67 D2
PH
A Co, 2/7th CAV, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at Oakwood Cemetery, Bedford, VA.


1LT Dennis Earl Newman died 07/15/69, 22 yrs old from CA. 20W line 001
Class 30-67 D1
PH
G Trp, 2nd Sqdn, 11th ACR
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View: Burial location not known (select link for details)


1LT David Allen Nolan died 08/15/67, 25 yrs old from CA. 24E Line 115
Class 14-66 B1
BSM, PH
A Co, 1/69 Ar, 4th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.


1LT David King Omstead died 06/16/68, 21 yrs old from CA. 56W Line 007
Class 9-67 D2
PH
A Co, 1/26 Inf, 1st Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, CA.


1LT William Hilliard Overton died 05/04/69, 22 yrs old from AL. 25W Line 001
Class 32-67 B1
PH
F Trp, 17th Cav, 196th Inf Bde, Americal Div
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View: Grave Site at Roselawn Gardens of Memory, Decatur, GA.

CPT Bobby Lee Palk died 12/18/70, 30 yrs old from TN. 06W Line 130
Class 30-67 D1
SS, PH
Advisory Tm 66, MACV
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View: Grave Site at Mathis-Hunter-Patton Cemetery, Cookeville, TN.


1LT Walter John Panamaroff died 03/15/68, 24 yrs old from CA. 44E Line 51
Class 6-67 A2
ARCOM, AM, PH
C Trp, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, CA.


2LT Joseph Conard Park, Jr. died 03/28/68, 21 yrs old from PA. 46E Line 058
Class 9-67 D2
PH
C Co, 2/3 Inf, 199th Inf Bde
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View: Grave Site at Horsham Friends Cemetery, Horsham, PA.


1LT Samuel Walter Parnelle, III died 05/25/68, 20 yrs old from NV. 67W Line 092
Class 9-67 D2
SS, PH
B Trp 3/4 Cav, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, GA.

CPT Lionel Eugene Parsons died 11/12/69 28 yrs old from OK. 16W Line 066
XO Company E1/E2 (Classes 3-67 & 4-67)
Cdr HHC BSM, AM, PH
Adv TM 19 HQ MACV
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View: Grave Site at Woodlawn Cemetery Claremore, OK.

1LT Milton Dale Pate died 10/31/68, 23 yrs old from TX. 40W Line 066
Class 4-67 E2
AM, ARCOM (non-hostile casualty)
A Trp, 3/17 Cav, 1st Avn Bde
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View: Grave Site at Wheelock Cemetery, Flo, TX.

1LT Bernard Lawrence Pierce died 06/16/69, 22 yrs old from CT. 22W Line 092
Class 30-67 D1
DSC, PH
I Trp, 3rd Sqdn, 11th ACR
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View: Grave Site at St. Catherine's Cemetery, Broad Brook, CT.

1LT Donald John Porter died 06/02/69, 24 yrs old from IL. 23W line 046.
Class 29-67 G2
SS, BSM, AM, PH
C Trp, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

1LT Paul Douglas Potter died 08/23/68, 23 yrs old from NJ. 47W Line 051
Class 16-66 D1
PH
FOB 4, CCN, MACV-SOG, 5th SF GP
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View: Grave Site at Cream Ridge Cemetery, Cream Ridge, NJ.

1LT Edward Claus Powers died 05/02/69, 22 yrs old from KY.  26W Line 100.
Class 30-67 D1
DFC, BSM
HHT, 3rd Sqdn, 11th ACR
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View: Grave Site at Ft. Knox Post Cemetery, Ft. Knox, KY.

1LT Robert Leslie Poxon died 06/02/69, 22 yrs old from MI. 23W Line 046
Class 28-67 F1
MOH, BSM, AM, PH
B Trp, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI.

1LT Robert Wayne Prine died 02/12/68, 21 yrs old from FL. 39E Line 011
Class 9-67 D2
AM, PH
A Trp, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach, FL.

1LT Victor Heenan Pritchard died 03/29/69, 24 yrs old from TX. 28W Line 085
Class 30-67 D1
BSM, PH
C Co, 4/23 Inf, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Rosehill Cemetery, Cleburne, TX.

1LT Thomas F. Przybelski died 05/13/68, 21 yrs old from WI.  59E Line 029.
Class 11-67 G1
SS, BSM, PH
A Co, 2/34 Ar, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, WI.

2LT Roger William Rabey died 03/10/67, 25 yrs old from TN. 16E Line 054
Class 16-66 D1
BSM (non-hostile casua1ty)
I Corps Advisory Tm, MACV
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View: Grave Site at Memorial Cemetery, Paris, TN.

1LT August Karl Ritzau died 11/27/68, 23 yrs old from OR. 38W Line 078
Class 2-67 B1
DFC, BSM, AM, PH
197th AHC, 269th Avn Bn, 12th Avn Gp
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View: Grave Site at Skyline Memorial Gardens, Portland OR.

1LT Michael Allen Roberts died 09/21/67, 21 yrs old from CA. 26E Line 107
Class 22-66 F1
PH
B Co, 1/5 Inf, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA

1LT George Patrick Rogers died 05/07/67, 24 yrs old from IA. 19E Line 054
Class 9-66 A1
SS, BSM, PH
B Trp, 3/4 Cav, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA.

1LT William Keith Ross died 05/19/68, 22 yrs old from OH. 63E Line 017
Class 12-67 F1
PH
C Co, 2/8 Inf, 4th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery, OH.

1LT William Lendell Rushing died 05/06/68, 22 yrs old from TX. 56E Line 016
Class 9-67 D2
PH
C Trp 3/5 Cav, 9th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery, Austin, TX.

1LT Donald John Russin, Jr. died 02/06/68, 22 yrs old from OH. 37E Line 068
Class 2-67 B1
BSM, ARCOM, PH
C Trp, 3/4 Cav, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Montville Cemetery, Montville, OH

1LT Leslie Berkley Sayre died 03/20/68, 23 yrs old from OH. 45E Line 043
Class 24-66 B2
DFC, BSM, AM, PH
221st Avn Co, 307th Avn Bn, 164th Avn Gp
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View: Grave Site at arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

CPT Donald Francis Schnably died 12/01/69, 21 yrs old WV.  15W Line 014
Class 32-67 B1
SS, BSM, PH
Det A-239 Duc Lap, 5th SF Gp
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View: Grave Site at Belington Fraternal Cemetery, Belington, WV.

CPT Richard C. Schoenberg died 11/21/70, 23 yrs old from NJ. 06W Line 076
Class 28-67 F1
PH
D Co, 4/503 Inf, 173rd Abn Bde
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View: Grave Site at Bethel Memorial Park, Pennsauken, NJ.

1LT Alvin Clayton Schulte died 03/28/69, 31 yrs old from KY. 28W Line 075
Class 32-67 B1
BSM, PH
E Trp, 1st Cav, 11th Inf Bde, Americal Div
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View: Grave Site at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, KY.

1LT William Gravelle Scott, Jr. died 02/12/69, 26 yrs old from NY. 32W Line 023
Class 21-67 F2
BSM, AM, PH
Advisory Tm 31, MACV
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View: Grave Site at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, MA.

CPT John Leslie Sensing died 04/30/70, 22 yrs old from TN. 11W Line 076
Class 32-67 B1
DFC, BSM, ARCOM, AM, PH
B Trp 2/17 Cav 101st ABN Division
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View: Grave Site at Nashville National Cemetery, Nashville, TN.

CPT Thomas James Shafer died 01/09/69, 26 yrs old from OH. 25W Line 062
Class 22-66 F1
BSM, AM, PH
219th Avn Co, 223rd Avn Bn
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View: Grave Site at Oakwood Cemetery, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

1LT Ponder Ray Sims died 07/21/67, 25 yrs old from AR. 23E Line 104
Class 14-66 B1
BSM, ARCOM, PH
K Trp, 3rd Sqdn, 11th ACR
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View: Grave Site at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

1LT Joseph John Smith died 02/04/69, 32 yrs old from NJ. 33W Line 059
Class 17-67 C2
SS, BSM, PH
B Trp, 3/4 Cav, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at St. Josephs Cemetery, Hackensack, NJ.

CPT James Hall Spann died 11/26/71, 24 yrs old from CA. 02W Line 074
Class 5-67 F2
AM, (non-hostile casualty)
131st  MI Co, 11th Avn Gp, 1st Avn Bde
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View: Burial location not known (select link for details)

CPT Frederick Nicholas Suttle, Jr. died 06/02/72, 27 yrs old from VA. 01W Line 034
Class 4-67 E2
SS, BSM AM, PH
H Trp, 10th Cav, 1st Avn Bde
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View: Grave Site at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

1LT David Earl Taylor died 01/20/69, 22 yrs old from TX. 34W Line 045
Class 8-67 B2
SS, DFC, BSM, AM, PH
A Trp, 3/17 Cav, 1st Avn Bde
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View: Grave Site at Little Rock Township Cemetery, Plano, IL.

CPT James M. Treesh died 05/03/70, 29 yrs old from IN. 11W Line 093
Class 25-66 D2
SS, PH
Advisory Tm 96, MACV
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View: Grave Site at Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville, IN.

2LT John W. Vaughan died 06/17/67, 25 yrs old from OH. 22E Line 004
Class 26-66 D1
(non-hostile casualty)
HHC, Army Spt Cmd Qui Nhon, 1st Log Cmd
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View: Grave Site at Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, OH.


1LT Larry R. Wade died 11/11/67, 27 yrs old from PA. 29E Line 068
Class 18-66 C1
PH
B Co, 3/8 Inf, 4th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, PA.


CPT John Lanier Wadsworth died 07/08/70, 26 yrs old from CA. 08W Line 001
Class 5-67 F2
PH
HHC, 11th Inf Bde, Americal Div
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View: Grave Site at El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, CA.


1LT Woodroe Warren Warth died 05/08/68, 21 yrs old from IA. 57E Line 010
Class 10-67 A1
BSM, PH
I Trp, 3rd Sqdn, 11th ACR
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View: Grave Site at Trinity Cemetery, Mt. Union, IA.


1LT Clifford Kay Welding died 11/21/68, 27 yrs old from NE. 38W Line 032
Class 23-67 C
DFC, AM, PH
B Trp, 7/17th Cav, 1st Avn Bde
View: Photo
View: Grave Site at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, NE.


1LT Robin Kirmeyer Wetzler died 07/10/69, 22 yrs old from UT. 21W Line 096
Class 32-67 B
DFC, BSM, AM, PH  (non-hostile casualty)
Air Cav Trp, 11th ACR
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View: Grave Site at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


CPT William Joseph White, Jr. died 05/27/70, 26 yrs old from CA. 10W Line 111
Class 8-67 B2
PH
Adv Tm 1, MACV
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View: Burial location not known (select link for details)

1LT Garland Donovan Whitmore, II died 09/05/67, 22 yrs old from VA. 26E Line 004
Class 18-66 C1
BSM, PH
A Trp, 1/1 Cav, 1st Cav Div
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View: Grave Site at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisonburg, VA.


1LT David Michael Williams died 01/11/69, 22 yrs old from VA. 35W Line 074
Class 26-67 A1
BSM, PH
HHC, 1/5 Inf, 25th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


2LT Larry Lee Williams died 11/23/67, 26 yrs old from TX. 30E Line 075
Class 1-67 C2
BSM, PH
Det B-36, A Co, 5th SF Gp
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View: Grave Site at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.


1LT Joseph Franklin Willis died 03/26/69, 25 yrs old from MI. 28W Line 055
Class 26-67 A1
AM, PH
A Trp 7/17 Cav, 1st Avn Bde
View: Photo
View: Grave Site at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, KY.


CPT Robert Thomas Wilson died 10/16/70, 24 yrs old from AL. 06W Line 004
Class 17-66 D2
(non-hostile casualty)
73rd Avn Co, 12th Avn Gp, 1st Avn Bde
View: Photo
View: Grave Site at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News City, VA


1LT Ronald Ellis Wiltse died 05/13/68, 24 yrs old from CA. 60E Line 006
Class 13-67 G2
PH
B Co, 5/60 Inf, 9th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Green Acres Memorial Park, Bloomington, CA.


1LT Ronald Joseph Wojtkiewicz died 04/10/68, 22 yrs old from NE. 49E Line 018
Class 2-67 B1
PH
C Trp 1st/1st Cav Americal Division
View: Photo
View: Grave Site at St. Johns Cemetery, Bellevue, NE.


1LT Andrew Kung Young died 05/30/68, 23 yrs old from NY. 62W Line 003
Class 9-67 D2
PH
D Co, 3/12 Inf, 4th Inf Div
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View: Grave Site at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, NY.


Casualty Notes:
  • The average age of Fort Knox OCS Vietnam casualty was 24.0 years (excluding cadre).
  • The rank of casualties was 6 second lieutenants, 85 first lieutenants, 27 captains & 1 major.
  • 1LT Robert Leslie Poxon, Class 28-67 F1, was a posthumous recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
  • 2LT Roger William Rabey, Class 16-66 D1, was the first casualty, in 1967.
  • 1LT Richard Alfred Hill, Class 21-66 E2, was the earliest after graduation casualty (9 months).
  • 1LT Samuel Walter Parnelle III, Class 9-67 D2, was the youngest casualty at age 20.
  • CPT John Howard Guthridge, Class 6-67 A2, was the oldest casualty at age 34.
  • CPT Frederick Nicholas Suttle Jr., Class 4-67 E2, was the last casualty, in 1972.
  • CPT Edward Francis Miles, Class 6-67 A2, was added to "The Wall" in 2010.  He died in 2004 from wounds received in 1969.
  • MAJ George W. Carter, CDR H1/H2, is the only casualty whose remains were not recovered.
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