Jefferson County IL
Vietnam War 
Casualties

 


JOHN PAUL ANDERSON
June 22,1946  Sept.18,1970 St. Mary's
SP4 3BN 8Inf 4 Inf Div

Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery
RONALD EUGENE BECKER
Mar 26,1942     Oct 14,1971
LIEUTENANT US NAVY

Burial: Kirk Cemetery
FREDRICK HALL BECKMEYER 
Navy - HM3 - E4
HM3 - E4 - Navy - Regular 
24 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 23, 1943
From Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Oct 15, 1967
Casualty was on Feb 04, 1968
Military Region 1, South Vietnam
Hostile, died of wounds
Ground Casualty
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
FRANK BARRY BLUE               
1-31-1948       5-5-1973
MM 2 US NAVY

Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
HAROLD L. BOLDWYN JR.  
11-10-1946      6-16-1972
1st Lieutenant US ARMY

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
CHARLES T. BRADDY        
July 01,1943  May 14,1971 
PFC 4 Infantry Div.

Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery
JACK EMANUEL CROUCH JR 
Marine Corps - LCPL - E3
LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Reserve 
18 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 18, 1947
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Casualty was on Sep 24, 1966
in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
DEAN EDDIE CLINTON 
Army - CWO - W2
CWO - W2 - Army - Reserve 
1st Cav Division (AMBL) 
26 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 12, 1946
From DIX, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Jun 11, 1967
Casualty was on Jun 05, 1973
in BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing
HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND 
Body was not recovered 

MELVIN W. FULLER
11-25-1947    11-14-1972
PVT US ARMY

Burial: Old Shiloh Cemetery
PAUL EDWARD HALE 
Army - SGT - E5
SGT - E5 - Army - Regular 
25th Infantry Division 
26 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Mar 22, 1941
From NASON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 8 years.
His tour of duty began on May 29, 1967
Casualty was on Jun 28, 1967
in BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
ALBERT E. JOHNSON
10-17-1946      11-6-1972
CPL US ARMY

Burial: Kirk Cemetery
JACK LEE JOHNSON
Oct. 14, 1948   May 25, 1969
PFC Co.E 9Ma-3 Vietnam PH

Burial: Sursa Cemetery
VINCE ROBERT KISELEWSKI 
Navy - EM2 - E5
EM2 - E5 - Navy - Regular 
23 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 09, 1947
From WALTONVILLE, ILLINOIS
Length of service 3 years.
Casualty was on Mar 26, 1971
in KHANH HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing
GROUND CASUALTY
DROWNED, SUFFOCATED 
Body was recovered 
DAVID ARTHUR LARCOM
Dec.15,1942     Aug.18,1973
SP 4 US ARMY

Burial: Bethel Cemetery
BOBBIE GENE LEE
Jan.16,1936     July 26,1973
SFC US ARMY

Burial: Wolf Prairie Cemetery
LOWELL RAY LLOYD 
Marine Corps - LCPL - E3
LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Regular 
20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 22, 1946
From WOODLAWN, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
Casualty was on May 26, 1967
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR 
Body was recovered 

Burial I.O.O.F Cemetery
DAVID LEE McCORMICK           
4-2-1949        10-1-1972
VET-SP5 US ARMY VIETNAM BSM ARCOM

Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
CRAIG RONALD MOWRER
Feb.12,1950     Jul.20,1973
SP 4 US ARMY

Burial: Old Union Cemetery
JOHN ROBERT PIERCE 
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service 
11th Armored Cavalry 
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 28, 1944
From BONNIE, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Aug 24, 1966
Casualty was on Oct 09, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Bethel Cemetery
EDWARD WAYNE PIGG 
Army - SGT - E5
SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service 
196th Light Infantry Brigade 
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Aug 14, 1946
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jun 13, 1967
Casualty was on May 11, 1968
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
CARL EDWARD PILKINGTON SR 
Army - SMAJ - E9
SMAJ - E9 - Army - Regular 
Special Forces 
41 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 11, 1927
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 22 years.
His tour of duty began on Jan 10, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 25, 1969
in PHUOC LONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
HELICOPTER - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
MICHAEL E. RATAJCZYK 
Sept.26,1951    Aug.04,1973
SGT US AIR FORCE

Burial: South Hickory Hill Cemtery
LEONARD JEFFREY RICHARDS 
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service 
173rd Airborne Brigade 
24 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Mar 26, 1943
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Jul 08, 1967
Casualty was on Nov 20, 1967
in KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 
WILLIAM DAVID SETTLEMIRE 
Army - 1LT - O2
1LT - O2 - Army - Regular 
23 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Apr 15, 1942
From MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jul 08, 1965
Casualty was on Feb 09, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
KENNETH W. SHERIDAN       
Aug.1,1946   Dec.17,1969 
SP4 HHC 3BN  Infantry

Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery
STEPHEN JAY SMITH 
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service 
4th Infantry Division 
24 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Aug 07, 1943
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on May 09, 1967
Casualty was on Oct 09, 1967
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE 
Body was recovered 
RONALD WAYNE STEWART 
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service 
5th Infantry Division Mechanized 
20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 25, 1950
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Feb 09, 1971
Casualty was on Mar 14, 1971
in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
VEHICLE CRASH 
Body was recovered 

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
MICHAEL E. TERRY
5-29-1947       5-19-1970
PVT 2 BN 5 AIT BDE
KENNETH DEANE THOMAS JR 
Air Force - CAPT - O3
CAPT - O3 - Air Force - Reserve 
34 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Sep 25, 1940
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on May 05, 1966
Casualty was on Sep 02, 1975
NORTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing
FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND 
Body was recovered 
JERRY PAUL WITT 
Army - SP4 - E4
SP4 - E4 - Army - Regular 
1st Infantry Division 
19 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on May 23, 1947
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jan 24, 1966
Casualty was on Nov 01, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS 
Body was recovered 

Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery

 

 
 
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