Year of Death or Declaration of Death
Number of Records
Burnet Army and Marine Casualties
Source: NARA Texas Casualty List
and Vietnam Virtual Wall
Let us not forget Staff Sergeant Larry Roy Sims, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SSG Sims served our country until September 12th, 1968 in bing Long, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and married when he died from small arms fire. His body was recovered.
Larry was born on September 21st, 1946 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, the son of Howard and Betty Sims. Howard was the youngest son of Samuel Austin and Alice Rosalie (Profitt) Sims. Howard was a WW2 Veteran, as was his brother, Richard Sims, and so many local [Burnet] relatives.
SSG Sims is on panel 44W, line 041 of the Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 4 years.
..contributed by Wayne Sims,
<email@example.com>, Dec 2002
Defense Prisioner of War/Missing Personnel Office -- http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/
|Tombstone Photo - Mahomet Cemetery
Lampasas Casualties / Missing-In-Action
Insall, Billy Glen, SP/4, age 22, KIA, 29 July 1968, serving with the 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry of the 198th Lt. Infantry Brigade, about 20 miles from DaNang. Source: Burnet Bulletin, 8 Aug 1968
Green, Robert Bailey, E-5, USAF, KIA Laos, Body not recovered. C-47-RL, 25 Oct 1966; home of record, Lampasas. Source: Defense Prisioner of War/Missing Personnel Office -- http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/
Charles Richard Labounty, Private First Class, Infantryman, US Army, ground casualty, Quang Ngai Province, S.Vietnam; body recovered; 21 April 1971
Doyd Dewayne O'Neal, Major, US Army, HQ 1ST CALC, US ARMY SPT CMD VIETNAM, MAAGV; died 31 May 1964
John Clyde Roberts, Private First Class, US Army, Infantryman, died of wounds, Quang Tin Province, S. Vietnam, 6 Dec 1968, age 25.
Llano County Casualties
Bird, Michael DeVerne, Corporal, US Army, Infantryman, KIA, body recovered; ground casualty; 20 Mar 1967, age 20. Home of record: Llano, Texas.
Note: Lampasas and Llano casualties are mentioned here because many families in Burnet County
lived near the county lines and may have been known or part of Burnet family groups.
If you have Burnet County relatives who served in Vietnam, please consider contributing their names and stories to this page. Newspaper clippings, units served in, dates of service, any little tidbit is acceptable.Help me preserve the memories of our county's veterans. -- JoAnn Myers <burnettxgenweb @ gmail . com>
Maddux, Roy - U.S. Marine Corps; 20 year veteran. Served during Korean and Vietnam Wars.