FACES FROM THE WALL

VIETNAM WAR

APRIL 1969

Dedicated to The 31 crew members of a US Navy EC-121M of VQ-1 which was attacked by two North Korean MiG-17 fighters on 15 April 1969 over the Sea of Japan.

James H. Overstreet, James L. Roach, John Dzema, John H. Potts, Dennis B. Gleason, Louis F. Balderman, Peter P. Perrottet, Richard H. Kincaid, John H. Singer, Dennis J. Horrigan, Robert F. Taylor, Frederick A. Randall, Robert J. Sykora, Stephen J. Tesmer, Norman E. Wilkerson, Hugh M. Lynch, Marshall H. McNamara, Gene K. Graham, Laverne A. Greiner, David M. Willis, Richard E. Smith, Gary R. Ducharme, Ballard F. Connors Jr., John A. Miller Jr., Stephen C. Chartier, Philip D. Sundby, Bernie J. Colgin, Richard Prindle, Timothy H. McNeil, Richard E. Sweeney and Joseph R. Ribar were all killed in the attack. Two bodies and some wreckage was recovered by search vessels.

Leroy Irvin BLANKENSHIP
Birth 17NOV28Rank MAJDate of Death 01APR69
P. of birth   Service Marines (Reserve)PlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
RentonUnit HMM 263 MAG 16 1ST MAWDeath Code Hostile Died; Helicopter - Pilot; Air Loss Crash - Land
Hometown   service # 60005Panel 28WEST - 101
married Married Link Popasmoke.com
and Helicopter
Medals  
Tour Date20JAN69Comment Cemetery  

Marines killed in CH-46 helicopter crash 01APR69 Maj Leroy Irving Blankenship, Pilot And 1stLt Frank Jerome Carroll, Co-Pilot. The Crew managed to escape but were unable to rescue the pilots from the helicopter which had crashed inverted in a water filled bomb crater. More Information Popasmoke.com

Gary Lee DUGGAN
Birth 06NOV39 Rank SSGTDate of Death 01APR69
P. of birth   Service ArmyPlaceBinh Duong, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
OlympiaUnit 1st Inf Div, Trp B, 1st Sqdr, 4th CavDeath Code Non-Hostile Died; Ground Casualty; Other Accident
Hometown   service # 19619098Panel28WEST - 103  
married SingleMIA -   Medals  
Tour Date19JAN69Comment Cemetery  

Dale Arnold YATEMAN
Birth 12MAR47Rank WODate of Death 01APR69
P. of birth   Service Army (Reserve)PlaceGia Dinh, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
LynnwoodUnit 1st Avn Bde, 120th Aviation CoDeath Code NON-Hostile, Died; Helicopter - Pilot; Air Loss, Crash - Land
Hometown  service # W3160674Panel28WEST - 106  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date12JUN68Comment   Cemetery  

Ronald Dean DESKINS
Birth 27NOV47Rank SP4Date of Death 03APR69
P. of birth   Service Army (Draft)PlaceTay Ninh, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
ChehalisUnit 25th Inf Div, B Btry, 3rd Bn, 13th ArtyDeath Code Non-Hostile Died; Ground Casualty; Other Accident
Hometown   service # 56960445Panel27WEST - 04  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date30JAN69Comment  Cemetery  

Edward Arthur HOPKINS
Birth 04SEP42Rank SGTDate of Death 04APR69
P. of birth Port Townsend Service Army PlaceS. Vietnam
Town of
Record
EdmondsUnit 101st Abn Div, B Co, 101st Avn BnDeath Code Hostile, died; Helicopter-Crew; Air Loss, Crash on Land
Hometown Colville service # 28970496Panel27WEST - 10  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date21SEP68Comment  Cemetery Mountain View, Colville WA

E. A. Hopkins is Killed in Vietnam Specialist 4 Edward A. Hopkins, 26, son of Mrs. Lindsey Jackson, of 6617 170th Place SW, Edmonds has been reported killed in action in Vietnam 4 Apr (1969). Specialist Hopkins was a helicopter crew chief in the 101st Airborne Division when his helicopter was shot down. Specialist Hopkins was born in Port Townsend and had moved to Edmonds in 1964. He graduated from Colville High School in Stevens County and attended Pasco Community College and the University of Washington. Surviving are his mother; five sisters; a stepsister; two brothers; two stepbrothers; and his grandmother, Mrs. Jack Hopkins, Sequim. Military services to be directed by Moser's Funeral Home in Colville, are pending, with burial to be in Mountain View, Colville. (Seattle Times, Seattle WA, 8 Apr 1969)

Kenneth Gene MISNER
Birth 02MAR50Rank PFCDate of Death04APR69
P. of birth Olympia WAService MarinesPlaceQuang Tri, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
OlympiaUnit ...Death Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Hometown Olympiaservice # 2463773Panel27WEST - 11  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date21OCT68Comment  Cemetery  

Kenneth Gene Misner, a Marine Corps private, was killed at the age of 19. Mr.Misner was born in Olympia 2 Mar 1950. He had lived in Olympia all of his life except for three years which he spent in Soldtna, AK. He enlisted in the Marine Corps, April 1968. Surviving are his father, Claude B. Misner, Olympia; his mother, Mrs. Laura May Haupel, Olympia; seven brothers: Lester Misner, Staples MN; Joe Popper in the US Army; Daniel, Timothy, Robert, Thomas and Gary Misner all of Olympia; four sisters, Mrs. Loretta Arocho, Mrs. Wanda Rayes, Claudia and Tresa Misner all of Olympia; his grandfather, A.O. Stanley, Olympia, and his grandmother Mrs. Winnie Misner, Olympia. The time of the funeral service will be announced by Selene and Eros. (Daily Olympian, Olympia WA 7 Apr 69)

George Jackson HYATT
Birth 06OCT46Rank SGTDate of Death 05APR69
P. of birth   Service Army (Draft)PlaceKontum, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
TacomaUnit 4th Inf Div, D Co, 1st Bn, 22nd InfDeath Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hometown  service # 56961045Panel 27WEST - 18  
married SingleMIA -   Medals  
Tour Date03AUG68Comment Cemetery  
Lakes High School, Tacoma WA, Junior - yearbook 1963

Sgt. G. J. Hyatt Rites to Be Set Sgt. George J. Hyatt, 22, who was killed in action 5 Apr in Vietnam was a 1964 graduate of Lakes High School. Sgt. Hyatt. Sgt. Hyatt, who lived at 7908 Nixon Ave. SW., was born at Ft. Meade MD, and moved to Lakewood in 1958. He joined the Army 13 months ago and went to Vietnam last August. He sang in the senior choir at Lakes. Survivors include his parents, Co. (ret.) and Mrs. Arthur G. Hyatt, of the home; a brother, Arthur Jr., a student at Western Washington State College, Bellingham; a sister, Corinne, of the home; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Hyatt, of Wilkinsburg PA and Mr. and Mrs. George Colenson, of Tampa FL. Services will be announced by Mountain View Funeral Home. (Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma WA, 11 Apr 1969 )

Roger Dale BRAGG

Bellingham High School
Bellingham WA

1966
Birth 18FEB50Rank PFCDate of Death 08APR69
P. of birth   Service Marines PlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
BellinghamUnit 3rd Bn, 5th Mars, Lima Co.Death Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hometown   service # 2463811Panel 27WEST - 36  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date17OCT68Comment Cemetery  

Roger Bragg Killed in War Marine PFC Roger Bragg, 19, was killed Tuesday in Vietnam's Quang Nam Province. Bragg was serving with L company, third battalion, 5th marines, 1st Marine division. He is the son of Herbert Bragg, 2500 Henry St., The slain marine will receive the Vietnamese Service Medal, the Vietnamese Campaign Medal, the National Defense Medal and the Purple Heart. He was a student at Bellingham High School prior to enlisting in the Marines. Survivors in addition to the father are two brothers, William and Steve of Bellingham; mother, Mary Bragg of Indianapolis IN; two sisters, Wanda Brock and Roberta Simmons of Louisville KY. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. (Bellingham Herald, Bellingham WA, Sunday 27 Apr 1969)

Bragg - Marine Pfc. Roger Bragg, age 19, who resided at 2500 Henry Street was killed Tuesday, 8 Apr (1969) in Viet Nam's Quang Nam Province. He served with L Company, third Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division, he will receive the Viet Namese service medal, the Viet Namese Defense medal, and the Purple Heart. He was a student at Bellingham High School, prior to enlisting in the Marines. He leaves to survive, his father, Herbert Bragg, of Bellingham, two brothers, William and Steve of Bellingham, mother, Mary Bragg of Indianapolis IN, two sisters, Wanda Brock and Roberta Simmons of Louisville KY. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 30 Apr at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home with a Naval Chaplain officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery with full Military Honors (Bellingham Herald, Bellingham WA, Sunday 27 Apr 1969)

John Edward WALLACE
Birth 02MAY48 Rank CPL Date of Death 08APR69
P. of birth   Service Army Place Bien Hoa, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Portland OR Unit 1st Inf Div Death Code Hostile, Ground Casualty; Gun, Small Arms Fire
Hometown   service # 56936694 Panel27WEST - 42  
married Married MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date 11JAN69 CommentRidgefield   Cemetery Willamette Natonal Cemetery, Portland OR

Beverly Lee BARNHART
Birth 22OCT36 Rank SSGT Date of Death 11APR69
P. of birth Wilbur WAService Marines Place Quang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Wenatchee Unit HMM, 364/MAG 16, 1ST MAWDeath Code Non-Hostile Died; Helicopter - Crew; Air Loss Crash - Land
Hometown   service # 536321016Panel 24WEST - 54
Married Married Enlisted 14NOV53Medals  
Tour Date 26SEP68 Link Popasmoke.com
Helicopter and
Virtual Wall
Cemetery  

S. Sgt. Beverly Lee Barnhart USMC., 32, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Barnhart, of 14 N. Emerson St., Wenatchee, was killed in action in Viet Nam 11 Apr 1969. He was crew chief in a helicopter which crashed due to enemy fire 15 miles southwest of DaNang in Quang Nam Province,Republic of Vietnam. Born in Wilbur, 22 Oct 1936, he attended Wenatchee elementary and high schools. He enlisted in the U.S.Marine Corps 14 Nov 1953, at Seattle, and he served seven years overseas. Previously wounded, he returned to Vietnam for additional duty. On 12 Mar 1955, he married Youko Ogawa at Iwakuni, Japan. Sgt. Barnhart was a member of the American Legion and was secretary for the Marines Corps League Children's Fund at Millington TN. Surviving are: his widow and three daughters, Ann, Margie, and Kathleen, all of Enumclaw; his parents, a sister, Mrs. Marlene Lemire, Black Diamond; one brother, Sgt. Daniel Barnhart in the Air Force, McCord AFB, Tacoma; and his grandmother Mrs. Dan Roloff, Odessa. Military services will be announced at a later date by the Jones & Jones Funeral Home. (Wenatchee Daily World, Wenatchee Apr 1969)

Marines killed in the crash on 11APR69 Barnes, Laurie Eugene 1stLt Pilot; Barnhart, Beverly Lee SSgt Crew Chief; Bosbery, Donald Charles 1stLt Co-Pilot; and Meeks Jr., Charles Henry Sgt Gunner. More Information from Popasmoke.com

Picture and biography available at Virtual Wall

Peter Lewis STITH
Birth 29DEC45Rank CM2 Date of Death 11APR69
P. of birth   Service NavyPlaceLong An, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Bainbridge Island Unit SEABEE TEAM 0604 3D NCBDeath Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Gun, Small Arms Fire
Hometown   service # B808325Panel 27WEST - 60  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date12DEC68Comment   Cemetery  
Bainbridge Island High School, Bainbridge Island WA, Senior - Class 1963: Pep Club 3,4; German Club 2,3,4; Boys' Club 1,2,3,4; Band 1,2,3,4.

Victor M. HODSON
Birth 27NOV42 Rank 1LT Date of Death 14APR69
P. of birth Blackfoot ID Service Army (Reserve)PlaceBinh Thua, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Moses Lake Unit 1st Avn Bde, 183rd Avn Co, 17th Avn GrpDeath Code Non-Hostile, Fixed Wing pilot - Air Loss, Crash on Land
Hometown   service # O5716510Panel27WEST - 81
married MarriedMIA -   Medals  
Tour Date14MAR69 Comment   Cemetery  
Eastern Washington State College, Cheney WA 1964

Victor M. Hodson Killed in Vietnam
    first. Lt. Victor M. Hodson, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Blaine Hodson of Moses Lake was killed in Vietnam a week ago today when the military aircraft he was piloting crashed and burned.
    Lt. Hodson had left his Home in Moses Lake for Vietnam just one month to the day before he was killed. He was attached to the Army's 183rd Aviation Company, 17th Aviation Group, first. Aviation Brigade.
    Born on 27 Nov 1942, in Blackfoot ID. Lt. Hodson moved to Moses Lake with his family. In 1953 He was graduated from Moses Lake High School in 1961, then attended Eastern Washington State College at Cheney where he was enrolled in the ROTC program and also was active in Lamba Chi Alpha fraternity. He was graduated from EWSC in the winter of 1967.
    Lt Hodson had his service schooling at the Army Fixed Wing Flight School. Ft. Stewart GA and received his wings at Ft. Rocker AL in February of 1969
    On 11 Jun 1966, he married the former Jannet Pearce in Moses Lake. She was the former Grant Count and State Dairy Princess.
    Lt. Hodson's service medals are the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnamese National Defense Medal, the Vietnamese Service Medal and the Purple Heart.
    Surviving are his parents of Moses Lake; his widow, Jannet and daughter, Shaula, 10 months of Moses Lake, and a brother, Jerry B. Hodson of Seattle
    Funeral services are pending at the Eccleston-Penhallurick Chapel of Memories. The family has requested that there be no flowers.
    (Columbia Basin Daily Herald, Moses Lake WA, 21 Apr 1969)

Hodson Services Planned
    Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be tonight at 7:30 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with mass tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the church for Army first. Lt. Victor M. Hodson of Moses Lake, who was killed in a plane crash in Vietnam on 14 Apr (1969).
    The casket may be viewed at the Eccleston-Panhallurick Chapel of Memories after the Rosary and until 8:30 tonight..
    The mass will be celebrated by Father Edmond McGrath with a military burial in Pioneer Memorial Gardens. A detachment from Ft. Lewis will participate in the burial service
    Contributions may be made to the Victor M. Hodson Memorial Scholarship Fund, in care of any teller at the Peoples National bank in Moses Lake. The fund is for scholarships to be handled through Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Eastern Washington State College, Cheney, of which Lt. Hodson was a charter member.
    Lt. Hodson also belonged to the Moses Lake Elk's Lodge and to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.
    He was born in Blackfoot ID, on 27 Nov 1942, and had lived in Moses Lake most. of his life. He married the former Jannet Pearce on 11 Jun 1966 in Moses Lake. They had one child
    (Columbia Basin Daily Herald, 28 Apr 1969)

Stanley Alan CARTER
Birth 03FEB48 Rank SGT Date of Death 15APR69
P. of birth   Service Army (Draft)PlaceTay Ninh, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Moses Lake Unit 25th Inf Div, A Co, 2nd Bn, 27th InfDeath Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hometown Ephrataservice # 56987036 Panel 27WEST - 85 
married Single MIA -   Medals Bronze Star
Tour Date 05OCT68 Comment   Cemetery  

Sgt. Stan Carter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Carter, of 140 Schilling Drive, Moses Lake, formerly of Ephrata, has died of combat wounds in Vietnam. The family received official announcement Thursday morning. Sgt. Carter, an Army mortar man, had been in Vietnam five months. According to the reports he was fatally wounded when his position was overrun several days ago by enemy troops. He had been wounded earlier in combat and received the Bronze Star medal for his heroism. Stan Carter played football in Ephrata and was an active worker with youth in sports. Also known for his sketches, oil paintings, and water colors, he had contributed several pen and ink sketches of the combat zone to the local paper. He was a 1966 graduate of Ephrata high school. His parents lived there for many years before moving recently into former Larson Air Force Base housing. Ephrata article (Wenatchee Daily World, Wenatchee Apr 1969)

Ephrata GI Killed in war Sgt. Stanley Alan Carter, 21, a 1966 Ephrata High School graduate, was killed in action in Vietnam. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Carter, 140 Schooling Dr., were notified of Sgt. Carter's death last. night. Sgt. Carter was awarded the Bronze Star recently He returned to combat in Vietnam after being wounded by shrapnel two weeks ago, according to a family spokesman. Sgt. Carter attended Big Bend Community College in 1966-67. Survivors include his parents and one sister, Gale. His father is a salesman for the Abbleby Construction Co. here, and Mrs. Carter (Emily) works at the Blue Haven restaurant in Ephrata. Columbia Basin Daily Herald, Moses Lake WA, 17 Apr 1969)

Jerone James WARNICK
Birth 12MAR46 Rank WO Date of Death 15APR69
P. of birth Spokane Service Army (Reserve) PlaceThua Thien, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Princess Anne MD Unit ...Death Code Hostile; Helicopter - Pilot; Air Loss, Crash on Land
Hometown   service # W3160578   Panel27WEST - 92  
married Married Local Spokane Medals  
Tour Date 30JAN69 Comment Vietnam Helicopter  EWU CemeterySpokane Memorial Gardens, Spokane

Obituary Funeral services for WO Jerone J. Warnick, 23, who died in Vietnam 15 Apr (1969) will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Audubon Park United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Mr. Warnick had lived here all his life and was a member of the Audubon United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Ann, and a son, Todd Allen, at the home, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayborn Warnick, N3605 Alberta. (The Spokesman-Review, Spokane WA, 25 Apr 1969)

Larry Ellsworth GRAHAM
Birth 10APR50 Rank PFC Date of Death17APR69
P. of birth   Service Marines PlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
SpokaneUnit M Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Mar, 1st Mar DivDeath Code Non-Hostile; Ground Casualty; Other Accident
Hometown  service # 2486536Panel 27WEST - 99  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date 09APR69 Comment   Cemetery  

Dana Bruce JENSEN
Birth 08MAY46Rank EN3 Date of Death 17APR69
P. of birth   Service Navy PlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
EspanolaUnit MRA, LCU-1617Death Code Non-Hostile, Ground Casualty - Drowned, Suffocated
Hometown   service # 3914416 Panel27WEST - 100  
married Married MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date  Comment LCU-1617Cemetery  

JENSEN, Ens. 3 Dana Bruce -- Passed away 17 Apr (1969) in Da Nang, Vietnam. His Home, Rt 1, Box 9, Espanola WA. Survived by his wife, Arlene June Jensen, at the Home; 1 son, Troy Jensen at the Home; 1 daughter, Jeanette Dana Jensen, at the Home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don A. Jensen, Espanola; 1 brother, Ross Dee Jensen, U.S. Navy; 1 sister, Sharron Anita Casapuila, Portland OR; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ramsey, Great Falls MT. The Ball & Dood Medical Lake Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. (The Spokesman-Review, Spokane WA, 24 Apr 1969)

Robert Richard BRADLEY
Birth 28AUG48Rank PVT Date of Death 19APR69
P. of birth   Service Army PlaceBinh Dinh, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Moses Lake Unit 173rd Abn Bde, D Co, 4th Bn, 503rd InfDeath Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hometown   service # 18994706 Panel 26WEST - 06  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date 28FEB69 Comment   Cemetery  

Theodore S. 'Terry' ROLSTAD
Birth 10SEP48 Rank LCPL Date of Death 19APR69
P. of birth Richland Center WI Service Marines PlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Seattle Unit HMM-263Death Code Hostile, Died; Helicopter - Crew; Air Loss, Crash - Land
Hometown   service # 2251338Panel26WEST - 11  
married Single Link Popasmoke
and Helicopter
Medals  
Tour Date20JAN69Comment   Cemetery Washington Memorial
 Cleveland High School, Seattle

Marines who died in the helicopter crash
  HMC Corpsman Gerald Dwain Angelley, Crew; Cpl Gaylen Ray Gallion, Crew; LCplArthur Franklin Henderson, Crew Capt Robert Dotson Huie Jr.,(PP) Co-Pilot LCpl Theodore S Rolstad, Crew Maj Bernard Reinhold Terhorst,Pilot
  This was a medivac operation. While hovering over a heavy jungle canopy to remove a wounded soldier, the helicopter came under attack by small arms. The helicopter gradually lost it's hydraulics system and before it could safely set down it inverted and crashed. More information about this incident at Pop A Smoke.com

Rites Set for Theodore S. Rolstad, 20
    Rosary for Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Theodore S. Rolstad, 20, of 3005 S. Lucile St., killed in action 19 Apr (1969) in Vietnam, will be said at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Columbia Funeral Home.
    Requiem Mass will be said at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Edward's Church. Burial will be in Washington Memorial.
    Corporal Rolstad was a gunner on a helicopter when it was shot down near Thuong Quc Quang Nam Province.
    A native of Richland Center WI, Corporal Rolstad, known as Terry, came here as a child. He was a 1966 graduate of Cleveland High School and was on the baseball team. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1966, and had been in Vietnam since 19 Jan (1969).
    Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allan P. Rolstad, Seattle; a brother, Army Specialist 5th Class Jerry Rolstad, Camp Irwin CA; five sisters, Mrs. Shirley HIggins, Joyce, Carolyn, Debby and Tammy Rolstad, all of Seattle, and grandparents, Mrs. Bridget Rolstad, Seattle, and Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Kraemer, Plain WI. (Seattle Times, Seattle WA, 3 May 1969)

Boyed Timothy ADAMS
Birth 03FEB48 Rank PFC Date of Death 21APR69
P. of birth   Service Marines Place Quang Tri S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Zolfo Springs FL Unit 3rd Mar. G Co., 2nd Bn, 9th Marine  Death Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Other Explosive Device
Hometown   service # 2476188Panel26WEST - 16  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date 09FEB69 Comment Bellingham   Cemetery  

Local Marine War Victim Marine Pfc. Boyd T. Adams, son of Mrs. Virgie Lee Berry, 1318 High St., has been killed in action in Vietnam, the Defense Department announced Monday. The family came to Bellingham from Everett in January, according to officials at Sehome High School where Adams' brother, Tom is a ninth grader. (Bellingham Herald, Bellingham WA, Tuesday 29 Apr 1969)

William Arthur MC CALL Jr.
Birth 27NOV45 Rank LCPL Date of Death 21APR69
P. of birth   Service Marines PlaceQuang Tri, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
SeattleUnit D 1/5 Death Code Hostile, Died; Ground Casualty; Other Explosive Device
Hometown King service # 2436117Panel26WEST - 21  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date21OCT68 Comment   Cemetery  

Jeffery Arnold HARVEY
Birth 01JUN48 Rank SP4Date of Death 27APR69
P. of birth   Service ArmyPlaceTay Ninh, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Burlingame CA Unit 11th ACR, Avn Trp, 11th Cav. Death Code Hostile; Helicopter - Crew; Air loss, Crash on Land
Hometown   service # 56835153 Panel26WEST - 63
married SingleLocal Duvall Medals  
Tour Date11MAY68Comment   Cemetery Evergreen

Services Set for Jeffrey Harvey, 20 Military graveside services for Army Specialist 4 Jeffrey A. Harvey, 20, who died 27 Apr (1969) in Vietnam will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen under the direction Parker's Burien Chapel. Specialist Harvey, a former Duvall resident, was killed when his helicopter was downed by hostile gunfire. A helicopter crew chief, he had entered the service in November, 1967. He is survived by his father, Harold J. Harvey, Palo Alto CA, and two step brothers, James Lyman, San Francisco, and Robert Lyman, Grants Pass OR, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Harvey, Seattle, and Mrs. Hazel Chester, Burlingame CA. (Seattle Times, Seattle)

Glenn Allyn GORDON
Birth 01SEP36 Rank MAJ Date of Death 30APR69
P. of birth   Service Air ForcePlaceQuang Nam, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Seattle Unit 16th Tri Sq. Death Code Hostile, Fixed Wing - Crew; Air Loss Crash on Land
Hometown   service # 3080534Panel 26WEST - 84  
married MarriedMIA -   Medals  
Tour Date04SEP68Comment   Cemetery  

Danny Wayne JARVIS
Birth 06APR48 Rank SGT Date of Death 30APR69
P. of birth Jewell KSService Army (Draft)PlaceQuang Tri, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Mesa Unit 101st Abn Div, A Co, 1st Bn, 327th InfDeath Code Hostile, Died Wounds; Ground Casualty; Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Hometown Louisville KSservice # 56986489Panel26WEST - 84  
married Single MIA -   Medals  
Tour Date15JUN68Comment Screaming Eagles CemeteryJewell KS

Area GI is Dead Sgt Danny W. Jarvis, 33, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Jarvis, Block, 23, died of wounds received in combat in Vietnam last week. He was shot in the chest and abdomen, his mother told The Herald. His death brought to 24 those from the Tri-Cities killed in Vietnam. Jarvis came to the Tri-Cities three years ago and enlisted in December, 1967 in the service. He was a member of the Army's 101st Airborne Division, 326 Infantry and served in the field most of the time. He received several awards and served as a member of an honor guard. Recently he received his sergeant's stripes. He went to Vietnam 14 Jun 1968. He was born 5 Apr 1947 in Jewell KS, and lived most of his life in Louisville KS. He graduated in May, 1966 from Wamego High School, Wamego about three miles from Louisville. Surviving are his parents, sister, Mrs. Howard (Nancy) Roudybush, Louisville; brothers, Rickey D., George and Russell; sisters, Shelley and Rhelda; grandmother, Mrs. Alex Jarvis, Jewell KS, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Marshall, Mankato KS. Funeral will be at Wamego and burial at Jewell. (Tri City Herald, Pasco, Kennewick, Richland WA, )

Daryl Gene MEIDINGER
Birth 23FEB46 Rank PFC Date of Death 30APR69
P. of birth Los Angeles CA Service Army (Draft)PlaceBinh Long, S. Vietnam
Town of
Record
Moses LakeUnit 1st Cav Div, D Co, 5th Bn, 7th CavDeath Code Hostile, Died Wounds; Ground Casualty; Gun, Small Arms Fire
Hometown  service # 56987387Panel26WEST - 85  
married SingleMIA -   Medals  
Tour Date10MAR69 Comment   Cemetery  

PFC. MEIDINGER KILLED
    Walla Walla Army Pfc. Daryl Gene Meidinger, 23, died 30 Apr (1969) of wounds received the same day during his first. trip into combat as a medic, with the 1St. Air Cavalry, 12th Div., in Vietnam. The division was engaged in an operation near the North Cambodian border at the time.
    Pfc. Meidinger is survived by his parents, Elder and Mrs. Lee J. Meidinger of Moses Lake. His father is pastor of the Moses Lake Seventh-day Adventist. Church, of which Pfc. Meidinger was a member. also surviving are: four brothers; Duane of the Home in Moses Lake, Donald and Danny of College Place and Dennis of Loma Linda CA; his grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. George Weatherby of Sun City CA and Mr. and Mrs. James McKinney of Los Angeles.
    Pfc. Meidinger was born 23 Feb 1946, in Los Angeles. At the time of his induction into the Army last. September, he was a student in his third year at Walla Walla College, College Place, where he was studying for a degree in electrical engineering. While at the college, he was active in basketball, football, and golf.
    Pfc. Meidinger took his basic and medic training at Ft. Sam Houston TX and played trumpet in the Army Band while Stationed there. He had been in Vietnam since March.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Colonial Funeral Home in Walla Walla.
    (Columbia Basin Daily Herald, Moses Lake WA, 5 May 1969)

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