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U.S. ARMY DEATHS IN KOREA
1966-1969

 
The following list includes name of the deceased Army veteran, date of death, and home state, if known.  The listing is not alphabetical.  It is by date of death.

1966

  • Franklin, Pfc. Charles B. 2 Jul 66. Born December 12, 1946.  Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia.
  • Schaad, Sgt. Ralph Raymond. 9 August 66.  Non-battle death. Ralph was born Augus 17, 1924 in Indiana, a son of Jacob and Lutie Nora Hopkins Schaad.  He enlisted in the Army on November 05, 1946 in Indianapolis.  His siblings were Margaret, Charles, Virginia, George, Harold, Alberta, and Ruth Schaad.

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  • Mitchell, 2Lt. Warren E. 9 Sep 66. South Carolina
  • LaFreniere, Sfc. Wilbert. 2 Oct 66. Idaho.  He was born July 15, 1912.  A World War II veteran, he is buried in Fort Sheridan National Cemetery, Highwood, Illinois.
  • Mouzon, William C. 2 Oct 66. Oregon
  • Oayres, Richard J. 4 Oct 66. Virginia
  • Fish, Warren R. 18 Oct 66. Utah
  • Patterson, Roy A. 29 Oct 66. Utah
  • Benton, Johnny Wayne 2 Nov 66. Killed in an ambush by North Korean troops just south of the DMZ.  The incident took place just as President Johnson was ending a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea. One member of the eight-man patrol was wounded, but survived--David Bibee of Danville, Virginia. Johnny was a member of Co. C, 23Inf, 2nd Infantry Division.  He was born April 26, 1945 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a son of Grady Johnson Benton Sr. (1920-1996) and Lillie Bell Layton Benton (1923-2010).  His brothers were Larry Eugene, David Franklin, Grady Johnson Jr., and Ronald Lee Benton.  His sisters were Mary Elaine Benton Webb, Shirley Delores Benton Carnes, Sheila Darleen Benton Ingram, and Sherry Denise Benton Mouton.  Private Benton is buried in Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Concord, North Carolina.
  • Burrell, Robert Wayne 2 Nov 66. Mt. Ayr, Indiana (Picture-->)
    Killed in an ambush by North Korean troops just south of the DMZ.  The incident took place just as President Johnson was ending a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea.
  • Fischer, Morris Lee 2 Nov 66. Wisconsin. Killed in an ambush by North Korean troops just south of the DMZ.  The incident took place just as President Johnson was ending a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea.
  • Hasty, Leslie L. 2 Nov 66. Palestine, Texas.  Killed in an ambush by North Korean troops just south of the DMZ.  The incident took place just as President Johnson was ending a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea.
  • Hensley, James. 2 Nov 66. Stockridge, Michigan.  Killed in an ambush by North Korean troops just south of the DMZ.  The incident took place just as President Johnson was ending a three-day visit to the Republic of Korea.
  • Myong, Pfc Hwan Oh 2 Nov 66.  KATUSA attached to A Co. 1/23 2ID Camp Wally
  • Reynolds, Ernest D. 2 Nov 66. Missouri. Private Reynolds was a member of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action during an ambush by North Koreans near Libby Bridge just south of the DMZ on November 2, 1966. Ernest D. Reynolds was born October 13,1946 in Maryville, Missouri to Lowell D. and Joyce A. Reynolds (died 2011). In 1958 the family moved to Northeast Kansas City, Missouri. Ernie went to Whittier Elementary and graduated from Northeast High School in 1964. Ernie was nominated for the Medal of Honor and was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. In 1986 the family was in Seoul for the dedication of the Reynolds Range.  He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville, MO.  His Silver Star citation is posted on the Korean War Educator.  Private Reynolds had siblings Melody, Roger and Sharon.
  • Kucharski, Edward M. 4 Nov 66. Minnesota.  Edward Michael Kucharski graduated from Duluth Denfeld High School in Duluth, Minnesota in 1964. He was killed in Korea on November 4, 1966. His newspaper obituary from November 7, 1966, published in the Duluth News Tribune, states: "Pfc. Edward Michael Kucharski, 20, of 117 N. 27th Ave. W., died Friday in Korea where he was serving with the U.S. Army. Born in Duluth, he was graduated from Denfeld High School in 1964. Prior to entering the Army he was an employee of Duluth Works, U.S. Steel. He was a member of St. Jean's Catholic Parish. Surviving are his father, Michael, and a sister, Mrs. Clarence (Mary Ellen) Kuznia, both of Duluth."
  • Holcomb, Michael Stanley "Mike" 5 Nov 66. Virginia.  Mike was a son of Lloyd Benjamin and Jennie Alfreda Carlson Holcomb.  His brother was Raymond John Holcomb.  Mike is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Warroad, Minnesota.
  • Savors, Gar R. 14 Nov 66. Utah
  • Scruggs, Robert F. 17 Nov 66. Virginia
  • Vaculik, James Frank 2 Dec 66. Texas - Born June 24, 1943 in Caledonia, Wisconsin, he was the son of Jerome E. Vaculik (1912-1987) and Mary L. Vaculik (1913-1984).  His brother was Vietnam veteran Joseph J. Vaculik (1940-1994).  James was a PFC in Headquarters Company, I Corps in Korea.  He is buried in Holy Family Cemetery, Caledonia.
  • Grayum, Robert Lee 5 Dec 66. Virginia.  Robert was born July 28, 1946 in Minot, North Dakota, a son of Louis A. and Beaulah Ione Fullington Grayum.  His siblings were Ronald Dean, Don, Louis, Wayne, Roy and Ed Grayum, and sisters Mable Grayum Aldo and Donna Grayum Cremeans.  Robert is buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

1967

  • Medine, Wayne Lee - 13 Jan 67. Virginia.  Born January 06, 1946, Sp4 Medine served in the 5761 Signal Company in Korea.  He is buried in East Fox Lake Cemetery, Lake Villa, Illinois.
  • Holmgren, Edward Russell - 14 Jan 67. Oklahoma.  Born December 13, 19 36, SSgt. Holmgren was married to Joan Mary Herkenratt (later Jacobson).  Both he and Joan Mary are buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Carlson, Robert Bruce - 12 Feb 67. South Dakota.  Sp5 Carlson was a member of the 76 USA Security Agency when he died in Korea.  He is buried in Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum in Sacramento, California.
  • Tyler, SP4 Press Jr. - 12 Feb 67. West Virginia.  SP4 Tyler was a member of 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry when he was killed when his nine-man patrol was fired on by North Koreans south of the DMZ. Born August 20, 1948, he is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, Missouri.
  • Lavedas, Anthony B. 13 Feb 67. Vermont.
  • Lowry, Daniel L. 13 Feb 67. Utah.  Born in 1945, he was the son of Glenn and Mary Lowry and the brother of Mary Ann and Lucille Lowry.  He is buried in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.
  • Lewis, Jerold L. 21 Feb 67. Utah
  • Macek, Valentine Michael - 3 Mar 67. Utah.  Born January 14, 1944,
  • Sheldon, Walter L. 21 Mar 67. Massachusetts
  • Jerome, Howard C. 27 Apr 67. Washington
  • Williamson, Samuel. 13 May 67. New Hampshire
  • Carey, Herbert A. 15 May 67. Missouri
  • Devries, Dennis L. 15 May 67. Texas
  • Esson, Thomas J. 15 May 67. Virginia
  • Fine, Richard B. 15 May 67. Utah
  • Murphy, Gerald J.  16 May 67. New Hampshire
  • Mueller, Carl R. 22 May 67. Texas.  SP4 Mueller was killed and 16 others were wounded when North Korean infiltrators blew up their barracks.
  • Smith, Baron J. 22 May 67. Washington.  Pvt. Smith was killed and 16 others were wounded when North Korean infiltrators blew up their barracks.
  • Behan, William E. Jr. 24 May 67. Utah
  • Buth, Michael T. 28 May 67. Virginia
  • Davis, David M. 28 May 67. Utah
  • Bullock, George W. 2 Jun 67. Massachusetts
  • Jackson, Tyrone W. 6 Jun 67. Texas
  • Coggans, Lee F. 18 Jun 67. West Virginia
  • Cooper, Charles W. 18 Jun 67. Vermont.  Charles was born July 04, 1945, a son of Ernest Harry Cooper Sr. (1906-1969) and Stella Mae Cooper (1912-1975).  His siblings were: Pat, Donnie E., Jerry, and Ernest Harry Cooper Jr., as well as sisters Norma Jean Cooper Mathis (1940-2016), Kay Cooper Moss, Mrs. Virgil (Yvonne Cooper) Tuck (1936-2013), and Barbara Cooper Wise (1935-2016).  Charles is buried in Welcome Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Dalton, Georgia.
  • Adams, Billy J. 20 Jun 67. West Virginia
  • Hughes, Jackie D. 20 Jun 67. Washington
  • Meyer, Cecil R. 22 Jun 67. Virginia
  • Burckholder, James. 24 Jun 67. West Virginia
  • Loss, George H. 27 Jun 67. Louisiana
  • Higgins, William A. 7 Jul 67. Virginia
  • Price, William R. 9 Jul 67. Virginia
  • Fletcher, William H. 15 Jul 67. Virginia
  • Pauling, Earnes Jr. 15 Jul 67. Virginia
  • Ashforth, Leonard. 16 Jul 67. Utah.  Killed in an attack by North Korean infiltrators 300 meters south of the DMZ.
  • Boyd, Tommy David 16 Jul 67. South Dakota.   Killed in an attack by North Korean infiltrators 300 meters south of the DMZ.
  • Gibbs, John L. 16 Jul 67. Utah.  Killed in an attack by North Korean infiltrators 300 meters south of the DMZ.
  • Seiler, Joseph A. 16 Jul 67. Utah.  Joseph was born October 27, 1944.  He is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Hampey, Raymond. 18 Jul 67. New Jersey
  • Dirck, Donald L. 19 Jul 67. Born February 16, 1947.  Buried in Patagonia Cemetery, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
  • Garrahy, Daniel F. 19 Jul 67. New York.  Daniel was born November 28, 1932.  He is buried in Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, New York.
  • Pujals, Jamie. 21 Jul 67. Texas
  • Harle, Pfc. James Tyler. 29 July 67. Vermont. Born on December 29, 1945, he is buried in Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Carter, Charles E. 8 Aug 67. Virginia
  • Boudreaux, Philip. 10 Aug 67.  New Hampshire.  He was killed and 16 wounded in an unprecedented daylight ambush by North Koreans south of the DMZ.
  • Czaplicki, Donald J. 10 Aug 67. Washington.  He was killed and 16 wounded in an unprecedented daylight ambush by North Koreans south of the DMZ.
  • Skaggs, Pfc. Jerry D. 10 Aug 67. West Virginia.  He was killed and 16 wounded in an unprecedented daylight ambush by North Koreans south of the DMZ.
  • Cook, SP4 Billy Joe 22 Aug 67. Virginia.  He was killed and another wounded in a North Korean ambush of their Jeep south of the DMZ.  Born August 09, 1946, he was a son of Orley G. Cook (1923-2011) and Goldie Jean McDaniels Cook (1927-1951).  His siblings were Danny Leon Cook and Gloria Jean Cook Hartman (1943-2022).  Billy Joe is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Greenlawn, Indiana.
  • Vogel, Pfc. Michael E. 28 Aug 67. Altamont, Illinois.  He, Pfc. Rivers, and two KATUSAs were killed in a North Korean attack south of the DMZ.
  • Rivers, Pfc, Curtis Jr. 28 Aug 67.  He, Pfc. Vogel, and two KATUSAs were killed in a North Korean attack south of the DMZ.
  • Lund, Paul G. 29 Aug 67. Washington.  He was killed and five others were wounded when two vehicles were destroyed by North Korean planted mines south of the DMZ.
  • Copp, Sgt. Philip Norman 29 Aug 67. Virginia.  He was killed and five others were wounded when two vehicles were destroyed by North Korean planted mines south of the DMZ.  Philip was born September 21, 1946 in Louisville, New York, the son of Howard P. and Adaline Lillian Tanner Copp.  He was serving in Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division when he was killed.  He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York.
  • McKee, Edgar A. Jr. 29 Aug 67. West Virginia.  He was killed and five others were wounded when two vehicles were destroyed by North Korean planted mines south of the DMZ.
  • Wringer, Dale L. 1 Sep 67. Utah
  • Wise, Clifford D. 7 Sep 67. Virginia
  • Elliott, Lamous Jr. 9 Sep 67. Washington
  • Craven, Carl. 12 Sep 67. Massachusetts
  • Abrachinsky, Victor. 19 Sep 67. Vermont
  • Guthrie, Joseph P. 22 Sep 67. Wisconsin
  • Carr, Lawrence M. 29 Sep 67. Nebraska
  • Chustz, Bobby N. 5 Oct 67. New Mexico
  • Arcemont, Terry Gilman 6 Oct 67.  Tennessee.  SSgt. Arcemont was wounded and drowned when North Korean gunfire raked his Imjin River patrol boat.
  • Ponder, Walter B. Jr. 9 Oct 67. North Carolina
  • Davis, Freddie L. 14 Oct 67. New Jersey
  • Kroll, Thomas G. 15 Oct 67. Virginia
  • Nicholas, James H. 22 Oct 67. Virginia
  • Lawler, Daniel W. 29 Oct 67. Utah
  • McLellon, Neal C. 31 Oct 67. Maryland
  • Cholewa, Edwin 11 Nov 67. New York - Sgt. Cholewa died of an apparent heart attack in Korea at the age of 37.  He was a lifelong resident of North Towanda, New York, and was survived by his wife Chong Kyon Cholewa and daughter Linda; brothers Walter, Peter, Matthew, Alfred and John; sisters Mrs. Walter (Julia) Wiechec, Mrs. Stanley Kaminski, Mrs. Bruce (Dorothy) Oswald, and 14 nieces and nephews and 4 grand nephews.  He was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
  • Goings, Jesse M. 13 Dec 67. Vermont
  • McCray, Lewis T. 16 Dec 67. Vermont
  • Piert, Freddie L. 22 Dec 67. South Dakota

1968

  • Barnhard, Edward F. 1 Jan 68. Idaho
  • Botts, George L. 6 Jan 68. New York - Botts was a CWO in Battery F, 4th Missile Battalion, 44th Artillery in Korea.  He was born March 07, 1932 and was the husband of Delores M. Botts (1934-1982).  He is buried in Fort Riley Post Cemetery, Fort Riley, Kansas.
  • White, Willie S.  15 Jan 68. Missouri - Born February 27, 1925, Sergeant Major White is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Bryant, William Lane 24 Jan 68. Texas. - Born August 7, 1944 in Grand Saline, Texas, 1st Lieutenant Bryant was the son of William Lee Bryant and Malvis Dixon McCormack.  He is buried in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Martin, Sgt. Paul W. 24 Jan 68. Virginia.  While a member of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry, he was killed in a clash with North Korean agents fleeing north following the Blue House Raid and attempted assassination of ROK President Park.
  • Mojica, Salvador T. 26 Jan 68. California.  While a member of the 2nd Battalion, 72nd Armor, he was killed in a clash with North Korean agents fleeing north following the Blue House Raid and attempted assassination of ROK President Park.
  • Songer, Michael J. 29 Jan 68. Vermont - Corporal Songer served with the 2nd MP Company, 2ID in Korea.  He was born May 14, 1945, a son of Ambrose V. Songer (1914-2003) and Mary E. Kenemuth Songer (1916-2003).  His brother was Stephen L. Songer (1953-1979).
  • Knutson, Eldon G. 1 Feb 68. Maine - Lt. Colonel Knutson was born August 23, 1919.  He was an Army veteran of World War II who was serving in Korea at the time of his death.  His wife was Norma Malchow Knutson (1920-1983).  His son Billy Knutson is deceased, as is his daughter Kay Knutson Perry (1956-2011).  Lt. Colonel Knutson is buried in Ft. Sill Post Cemetery, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.
  • Bennett, Ronald C. 6 Feb 68. Ohio
  • Hose, Richard D. 8 Feb 68. New Hampshire
  • Anderson, David M. 22 Feb 68. Wisconsin
  • Coyhis, Bruce T. 22 Feb 68. Washington
  • Cunningham, James A. 23 Feb 68. Louisiana
  • Hsie, Victor. 1 Mar 68. Texas
  • Pedrotti, David W. 12 Mar 68. Utah
  • Ventsam, Carl P. 24 Mar 68. North Dakota
  • Thornton, Kirk L. 28 Mar 68. Texas
  • Flannery, Aloysius. 6 Apr 68. Illinois
  • Krance, Eugene K. 7 Apr 68. Maine
  • Slaydon, Charles L. 8 Apr 68. New Jersey
  • Jakob, Charles E. 11 Apr 68. Washington
  • Patterson, William J. 14 Apr 68.
  • Anderson, James L. 14 Apr 68. Camp Springs, MD.  While a member of the US Army Support Group, JSA, he was killed when his truck was ambushed by North Koreans 800 yards south of the JSA.
  • Wood, Larry M. 14 Apr 68. Illinois.  While a member of the US Army Support Group, JSA, he was killed when his truck was ambushed by North Koreans 800 yards south of the JSA.
  • Bisbee, Robert Royce 21 Apr 68. South Dakota.  Killed when his patrol clashed with North Korean troops in the southern portion of the DMZ.
  • Coffey, Delmar L. 17 May 68. Nevada, died from injuries when the truck he was driving crashed at Sinchon, Korea.  Born October 14, 1928, Staff Sergeant Coffey is buried in Fort Knox Post Cemetery.
  • Sands, Warren M. 17 May 68. Vermont
  • Kerr, Anthony B. 17 Jun 68. Wisconsin
  • Peters, Allan K. 18 Jun 68. Massachusetts
  • Williams, Willie L. 19 Jun 68. Washington
  • Roetman, Roger W. 2 Jul 68. Washington
  • Johnson, 1st Lt. Richard M. 10 Jul 68. Vermont - Co. B, 2nd Bn, 38th Inf.
  • Cole, Arline W. 15 Jul 68. Maryland
  • Stevens, Robert L. 19 Jul 68. Ohio
  • Weeks, 2Lt. James Leland.  20 Jul 68.  Son of Col. Eugene Leland Weeks and Mrs. Mildred Polk Weeks, he had only been in the Army for six months and was leading his first patrol in Korea when he was killed by North Korean infiltrators while on patrol on the DMZ between North & South Korea.  A member of the 38th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, he was killed only nine days after arriving for duty in Korea.  Born October 09 1945, Jim was a graduate of the University of Arizona.  He had a younger brother, William Polk Weeks.  Lieutenant Weeks is buried in Ft. Huachuca Cemetery, Sierra Vista, AZ.
  • Holmdahl, Pfc. Jan S. 20 July 1968. Member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry, 7th Infantry Division. He was killed by North Korean infiltrators hidden in foxholes.  He is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Rymarczuk, Michael.  30 July 1968.  Killed by North Korean infiltrators south of the DMZ. He was from Pennsylvania.
  • Irwin, Russell P. 2 Aug 68. Wisconsin
  • Ward, James A. 2 Aug 68. Pennsylvania
  • Peterson, Terrance A. 5 August 1968.  While a member of 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry, he was killed in an ambush of his patrol by North Koreans a mile south of Panmunjom.
  • Twichell, Lt. Randy W. 11 Aug 68. Michigan
  • Hopkins, Jerry L. 18 Aug 68. Texas.  Killed when his patrol clashed with North Korean infiltrators south of the DMZ.
  • Bass, SSgt. Joseph A. 18 August 1968.  Killed when his patrol clashed with North Korean infiltrators south of the DMZ.
  • Woods, Andrew K. 19 Aug 68. Virginia
  • Burk, John J. Jr. 21 Aug 68. Texas
  • Oliver, Curtis M. 23 Aug 68. Nevada
  • Williams, John T. 31 Aug 68. Vermont
  • Gage, William. 1 Sep 68. Washington
  • Griffin, Sammy L. 1 Sep 68. Utah
  • Hough, Robert E. 10 Sep 68. Virginia
  • Swain, Joseph L. 17 Sep 68. North Dakota
  • Cayer, SP4 Joseph Edgar Henry "Joey" Jr. 27 September 1968.  Killed when North Korean infiltrators ambushed his Jeep south of the MDL.  He is buried in Rhode Island.
  • Reynolds, PFC Michael Bruce 27 September 1968.  Killed when North Korean infiltrators ambushed his Jeep south of the MDL.
  • Garone, Ronald J. 28 Sep 68. Washington
  • Nassani, SP4 Stephen A. 5 October 1968.  He was killed and two others were wounded when their patrol was ambushed by North Koreans in the DMZ.
  • Campbell, Ray V. 6 Oct 68. Washington
  • Motto, Edward A. 6 Oct 68. Wisconsin
  • Kring, Marshall G. 7 Oct 68. West Virginia
  • Alderink, James N. 22 Oct 68. Tennessee
  • Turner, Pfc. David L. 23 October 1968.  He was killed and five others of the 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry were wounded in a DMZ firefight with North Koreans.
  • Menna, Spec. 4 Joseph J. 28 Oct 68. Fairport, NY.  Joseph was born April 25, 1950 in Mondovi, Wisconsin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Menna.  After attending Fairport schools, he entered the Army in September of 1967.  He trained at Fort Dix with the 7th Infantry Division and was stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington before leaving for overseas duty in Korea in January of 1968.  He died when a soldier's weapon accidently discharged.  He was buried November 7, 1968 in White Haven Cemetery, Perinton, NY.   He had been anxious to attend Rochester Institute of Technology after his hitch was up and eventually join his father in the printing business. Besides his parents, he was survived by two sisters: Laurie Jean and Sister Mary Celine of Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart.
  • Czolacz, Spec. 4 Myron. 20 Nov 68. Rochester, NY.  He was born January 31, 1948 in Rochester, New York.  He was the foster son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Waskiw of Rochester.  He attended Benjamin Franklin High School and Monroe Community College and was employed by Bausch & Lomb before entering the Army.  After advanced guerilla training in Seattle, Washington he left the States on February 21, 1968 for service in Korea with the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry.  He died from friendly gunfire in Korea and was buried December 7, 1968 in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester.  His siblings were Walter Czolasc and Mrs. Robert Grossman.
  • Edwards, Richard V. 27 Nov 68. Massachusetts
  • Holz, Gary A. 27 Nov 68. Wisconsin
  • Ingram, Julius H. 27 Nov 68. West Virginia
  • Miller, Terence D. 27 Nov 68. West Virginia
  • Smith, William L. 27 Nov 68. Massachusetts
  • Vigil, Robert J. 30 Nov 68. Wisconsin
  • O’Malley, James E. 14 Dec 68. Washington
  • Bostic, Blaine C. 15 Dec 68. Rhode Island
  • Harff, Craig R. 28 Dec 68. Washington
  • Leavitt, Ralph E. 28 Dec 68. Washington
  • Cooper, Matthew. 30 Dec 68. Washington
  • McDonald, William K. 30 Dec 68. Washington
  • Parker, Alphonso. 30 Dec 68. Washington
  • Snyder, Larry W. 30 Dec 68. Wisconsin

1969

  • Luter, Gerald. 10 Jan 69. Washington
  • Ray, Donald W. 17 Jan 69. Utah
  • Comeau, George J. 6 Feb 69. Florida
  • Outlaw, Jesse T. 12 Feb 69. North Carolina
  • Conrad, Terry J. 23 Feb 69. Vermont
  • Hall, Norman K. 23 Feb 69. Washington
  • Jones, James M. 2 Mar 69. Wisconsin
  • Park, Capt. Benjamin Spencer Jr. 15 March 1969.  He was a thoracic surgeon stationed at the 121st Evacuation Army Hospital at Fort Dodge, Korea. He and 5 other service members were killed when the medical evacuation helicopter they were in crashed and burned near Fort Dodge. They had just picked up several members of the 2D Infantry Division who were wounded in a fire fight. He was the attending doctor on the flight.
  • Kern, SP4 Peter Michael 15 March 1969.  3rd Btn, 23 Inf. Rgt., 2ID.  He was wounded by North Korean infiltrators fighting south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on March 15, 1969. He was killed when his rescue helicopter crashed.  Kern is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
  • McKinney, SSgt. George T. 15 March 1969.  He was killed when a North Korean guard post opened fire on his DMZ work party.  A subsequent helicopter crash killed three wounded soldiers being evacuated and five crew members.  He is buried in Washington State.
  • Stoller, SP4 Edwin Lee. 15 March 1969.  He served in the 377 Medical Company.  Stoller is buried in Indiana.
  • Zanchi, Carroll C. 15 March 1969.  Crew chief of a helicopter assigned to the 377th Medical Company, 168th Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Group. He was killed when his helicopter crashed while removing wounded from a firefight in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Korea.
  • Rothwell, Maj. James C. 15 March 1969.  377 Medical Company.  Killed in helicopter crash.  Rothwell is buried in Arkansas.
  • Lindsey, PFC Calvin L. 15 March 1969.  Killed in helicopter crash.  Lindsey is buried in New York.
  • Echols, Timothy L. 17 Mar 69. Washington
  • Delagrange, Paul. 21 Mar 69. Washington
  • Champagne, Henry J. 7 Apr 69. Michigan
  • Officer, Neal T. 11 Apr 69. Utah
  • Warren, Hansel A. 20 Apr 69. New Jersey
  • Strong, Johnny M. 26 Apr 69. Utah
  • Brown, Terry. 16 May 69. Puerto Rico
  • Kelly, Orie L. 18 May 69. New Mexico
  • Randolph, McClendon. 20 May 69. Wyoming
  • Shircliff, Donald B. 23 May 69. Oklahoma
  • Brown, Clifford R. 30 May 69. Nevada
  • Coen, Roger D. 7 Jun 69. Texas
  • Williams, Thomas E. 7 Jun 69. Washington
  • Taylor, Clifford V. 9 Jun 69. Wyoming
  • Sibley, Daniel. 10 Jun 69. Home state unknown
  • Mitchell, William G. 11 Jun 69. Wisconsin
  • Dixon, Richard W. 20 Jun 69. Home state unknown
  • Maher, Terrence M. 21 Jun 69. West Virginia
  • Steele, Gerald R. 29 Jun 69. New York
  • Rabe, Dale R. 30 Jun 69. West Virginia
  • Leon, Thomas. 3 Jul 69. Home state unknown
  • Mathieu, Durant V. 11 Jul 69. Washington
  • Rich, Louis D. 22 Jul 69. New Mexico
  • Guthrie, A.C. 1 Aug 69. Pennsylvania
  • Daugherty, Brady L. 2 Aug 69. New Mexico
  • Sage, Alden O. 3 Aug 69. West Virginia
  • Austin, Clinton. 11 Aug 69. Rhode Island
  • Bingaman, Gary W. 22 Aug 69. Washington
  • Boody, George E. 22 Aug 69. Wisconsin
  • Jones, Charles A. 25 Aug 69. Missouri
  • Conoscenti, Frank. 4 Sep 69. Vermont
  • Chappell, William E. 23 Sep 69. New Jersey
  • Harris, Thomas J. 30 Sep 69. Nebraska
  • Grissinger, SSgt. James R. 18 October 1969.  Killed in a daylight ambush of his truck by North Korean soldiers.  He and three other soldiers were shot through the head after their truck was riddled by small arms fire and grenade fragments.  Grissinger is buried in Ohio.
  • Taylor, SP4 Charles E. Jr. 18 October 1969.  Killed in a daylight ambush of his truck by North Korean soldiers.  He and three other soldiers were shot through the head after their truck was riddled by small arms fire and grenade fragments.  Taylor is buried in Oregon.
  • Morris, SP4 Jack Lee 18 October 1969.  Killed in a daylight ambush of his truck by North Korean soldiers.  He and three other soldiers were shot through the head after their truck was riddled by small arms fire and grenade fragments.  Morris is buried in Iowa.
  • Grimes, Pfc. William E. 18 October 1969.  Killed in a daylight ambush of his truck by North Korean soldiers.  He and three other soldiers were shot through the head after their truck was riddled by small arms fire and grenade fragments.  Grimes is buried in California.
  • Wells, Charles E. 22 Oct 69. New Mexico
  • Clayton, Robert H. 25 Oct 69. Maine
  • Robertson, Donald. 25 Oct 69. New Mexico
  • Paulk, Calvin. 26 Oct 69. Wisconsin
  • White, Wilson D. 28 Oct 69. Puerto Rico
  • Tokach, Joseph J. 1 Nov 69. New Hampshire
  • Altz, James R. Jr. 16 Nov 69. West Virginia
  • Grim, Jonathan L. 24 Nov 69. Wisconsin
  • Burton, Charles M. 17 Dec 69. Texas
  • Davis, Charles D. 17 Dec 69. Washington
  • Six, Dennis R. 17 Dec 69. West Virginia
  • Parker, Arthur L. 19 Dec 69. Ohio
  • Bennett, John. 22 Dec 69. Illinois
  • Calhoun, William R. 22 Dec 69. Virginia
  • Westermark, R.T. Jr. 31 Dec 69. New York

 

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