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The 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Republic of Vietnam, 1967 to 1970


Alphabetical Listing of Comrades Killed in Action in Vietnam

New Memorial Pages for each our our men killed in action will be created in the coming months.
The pages are on our Photo Gallery page and will appear here as a link where each man's name is so indicated (Underlined).
We will also be adding memorial pages for all men killed in action while serving under the "E" and "F" Company, 50th Infantry designations with the 1st Log Command, 9th and 25th Infantry Divisions.

Casualty information was extracted from the Combat Area Casualty Current File (Southeast Asia) and other declassified documentation available from the National Archives and Records Administration, and the "Coffelt Group" Database.

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The following men were killed in action while assigned to the 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry

AARON, CHARLES EDWARD
"B" Company, 1st Platoon,  1st Squad's APC Driver, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US25368444, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Forge Village, MA
Date of Birth: December 12, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 21, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1970, Days in Country: 288
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 11W - Row 098

ABERNATHY, DANIEL OWEN
"A" Company, 1st Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Lieutenant, O2, O5247990, MOS 1203
Home of Record: Burlington, NJ
Date of Birth: November 1, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 27, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 24, 1968, Days in Country: 119
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 47W - Row 058


ALLEN, ROBERT SAMUEL

"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51979167, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: North Bergen, NJ
Date of Birth: August 14, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 10, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 147
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 54E - Row 042

ARLENTINO, DUDNEY NELSON
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56908858, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Coolidge, AZ
Date of Birth: April 29, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 15, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 7, 1967, Days in Country: 83
Casualty Type A1, Hostile Ground Casualty - Other causes, Panel 31E - Row 058

BACKES,BRUCE RICHARD
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US52687765, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Titusville, NJ
Date of Birth: November 8, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 54E - Row 042

BAILEY, SCOTT JAY
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, RA18814023, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Salt Lake City, UT
Date of Birth: April 28, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 20, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 15, 1969, Days in Country: 87
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire (Should Read "A1, MFW"), Panel 34W - Row 004

BALLARD, ROBERT IRVING
"B" Company, Executive Officer, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Lieutenant, O2, OF110105, MOS 1542
Home of Record: West Monroe, LA
Date of Birth: February 23, 1943, Age at time of loss: 24, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 3, 1968, Days in Country: 155
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 37E - Row 003

BARRON, DANNY LANCE
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 4th Squad's APC Driver, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US423584350, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Carbon Hill, AL
Date of Birth: July 21, 1945, Age at time of loss: 24, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 12, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 5, 1969, Days in Country: 205
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 20W - Row 096

BARTH, THOMAS FREDRICK
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA18854590, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Lakewood, CA
Date of Birth: July 16, 1950, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 9, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 20, 1969, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 24W - Row 057

BELINGE, RICHARD LEWIS
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
PFC, E3, US55987673, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Springfield, MO
Date of Birth: August 31, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 21,1967, Date of Casualty: March 26, 1968, Days in Country: 96
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 46E - Row 029

BEVERFORD, TIMOTHY WAYNE
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
  OPCON to the 4th Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA573729319, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Los Angeles, CA
Date of Birth: August 15, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 20, 1969, Date of Casualty: July 28, 1969, Days in Country: 158
Casualty Type A1, Hostile OED, Panel 20W - Row 063

BRADFORD, WILLIE B.
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
SP4, E4, RA54361528, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Blytheville, AR
Date of Birth: July 23, 1944, Age at time of loss: 23, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: March 9, 1968, Days in Country: 25
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 43E - Row 065

BRANYAN, PAUL F., JR.
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52807870, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: New Castle, DE
Date of Birth: January 3, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 071

BROWN, DOUGLAS
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant First Class, E7, RA24882754, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Columbus, GA
Date of Birth: November 25, 1931, Age at time of loss: 35, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1967, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 28E - Row 102

BRYDUN, BOHDAN PETER
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52687605, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Jersey City, NJ
Date of Birth: December 12, 1946, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 31E - Row 071

BULLOCH, SAMUEL VIEL, JR.
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US14938120, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Ochlocknee, GA
Date of Birth: March 29, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 31E - Row 072

BURKE, DENNIS EDWARD
"B" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Second Lieutenant, O1, O5341393, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Woonsocket, RI
Date of Birth: January 16, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 21, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 6, 1968, Days in Country: 47
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 37E – Row 050

BURNETTE, ARCHIE, JR.
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, Posthumous Promotion to SSG, RA19886919, MOS 11B4D
Home of Record: Aberdeen, WA
Date of Birth: February 21, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 17, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 31, 1968, Days in Country: 259
Casualty Type A3, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35E - Row 089

BURNS, BERNARD JOHN "BUTCH", JR.
"B" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US52678078, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: York, PA
Date of Birth: July 16, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 6, 1968, Days in Country: 158
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 37E - Row 051

BURTON, STEVEN DALE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US55853600, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Columbus, IN
Date of Birth: June 16, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 31, 1968, Days in Country: 212
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 47E - Row 020


CAGLE, RANDY GRAHAM
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US255746737, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Menlo, GA
Date of Birth: September 20, 1950, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 13, 1969, Date of Casualty: September 11, 1969, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 18W - Row 070

CAMPFIELD, ALBERT L.
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 4th Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US55854284, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Columbus, IN
Date of Birth: August 31, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 28, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 23, 1968, Days in Country: 179
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 35E - Row 014

CARDINAL, DAVID CHARLES
"HQ" Company, Flame Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51591189, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Hyde Park, NY
Date of Birth: April 5, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 1, 1968, Days in Country: 213
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 47E - Row 030

CARPENTER, TOMMY LEE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 3rd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA22975822, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Anderson, IN
Date of Birth: January 18, 1939, Age at time of loss: 29, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 23, 1968, Days in Country: 144
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35E - Row 014

CAST, THOMAS EDWARD
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US67153615, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Detroit, MI
Date of Birth: September 10, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 5, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 27, 1967, Days in Country: 22
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 32E - Row 070

CHENOWETH, AUSTIN RAY
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
CPL, E4, US54403472, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Dove Creek, CO
Date of Birth: February 19, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173d Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 21, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 15, 1969, Days in Country: 55
Casualty type: A1, Small arms fire (Should Read "A1, MFW"), Panel 34W - Row 005

COKLEY, GARY WAYNE
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US562585845, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Pasco, WA
Date of Birth: December 29, 1944, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 7, 1970, Date of Casualty: November 2, 1970, Days in Country: 209
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 06W - Row 034

COLLINS, JEROME LISTON
"HQ" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US67112278, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Magnolia Springs, AL
Date of Birth: May 11, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh* Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 31, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 30, 1969, Days in Country: 119
Casualty Type A2, Hostile OED, Panel 23W - Row 020

CONNELL, CHARLES ANTHONY
"HQ" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, RA265865123, MOS 11D40
Home of Record: Mango, FL
Date of Birth: November 6, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Tuy Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 14, 1969, Date of Casualty: March 20, 1970, Days in Country: 279
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 12W, Row 024

CRAIG, ROGER GENE
"HQ" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US234727079, MOS 63C20
Home of Record: Clear Fork, WV
Date of Birth: May 2, 1948, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 9, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 3, 1970, Days in Country: 175
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 11W - Row 090

CRANDALL, RODNEY ALLEN
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US54959072, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Detroit, MI
Date of Birth: February 15, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 6, 1968, Days in Country: 248
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 56E - Row 004

CRULL, RAYMOND H.
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US368566328, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Marshall, MI
Date of Birth: February 7, 1950, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuy Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 9, 1970, Date of Casualty: March 26, 1970, Days in Country: 45
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, Misadventure, Panel 12W - Row 045


D'AGOSTINO, JOHN R., JR.
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US56453933, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Green Bay, WI
Date of Birth: January 24, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 30, 1968, Days in Country: 242
Casualty Type C1, Accidental Homicide, Panel 53E - Row 011

DENKINS, FRED, JR.
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA278363275, MOS 64C30
Home of Record: Cincinnati, OH
Date of Birth: June 7, 1936, Age at time of loss: 33, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 20, 1970, Date of Casualty: May 3, 1970, Days in Country: 103
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 11W - Row 090

DENNISON, CORTLAND ELLIS
"C" Company, Mortar Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51945449, MOS 11C10
Home of Record: Cave City, KY
Date of Birth: November 18, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 12, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 54
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 55E - Row 009

DONOVAN, THOMAS EDWARD
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US52723205, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Norwich, CT
Date of Birth: January 28, 1945, Age at time of loss: 23, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 16, 1968, Date of Casualty: March 23, 1968, Days in Country: 36
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 45E – Row 062

DULAC, MALCOLM CYRIL
"A" Company 1st Sergeant, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Sergeant, E8, RA11186589, MOS 11G50
Home of Record: Dexter, ME
Date of Birth: December 25, 1931, Age at time of loss: 36, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 30, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 218
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 55E - Row 010

FARRELL, WILLIAM PETER
"D" Company, Heavy Weapons Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US51772087, MOS 11C10
Home of Record: Buffalo, NY
Date of Birth: May 1, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 073

FELDMANN, BARRY EDWARD
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56581631, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: St Louis, MO
Date of Birth: April 6, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 073

FERGUSON, JAMES DONAHUE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US56580348, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: West Plains, MO
Date of Birth: July 5, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 55E - Row 011

FILIPPELLI, ALFRED ANDREW
"D" Company, Support Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52765620, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Woodside, NY
Date of Birth: February 14, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 8, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 26, 1968, Days in Country: 49
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 42W - Row 017

FLEETWOOD, DONALD LOUIS
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US54925815, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Davenport, IA
Date of Birth: July 18, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 073

FRANCKOWIAK, JOSEPH RALPH
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56701054, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Huntington Park, CA
Date of Birth: March 11, 1944, Age at time of loss: 24, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 28, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 27, 1968, Days in Country: 150
Casualty Type C1, Non Hostile, Ground Casualty, Accidental Self Destruction, Panel 50W - Row 018

FREIDT, JAMES CHRISTIAN
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US55879058, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Grand Forks, ND
Date of Birth: May 5, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 11, 1967, Days in Country: 40
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 27E - Row 089

FULLAM, JOHN JOSEPH, JR.
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US51622550, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: May 15, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile).
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 073

GARCIA, EMILIO GAMBOA
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 4th Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54385485, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Barstow, TX
Date of Birth: January 29, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 5, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 23, 1968, Days in Country: 263
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35E - Row 016

GASKO, ROBERT JOHN, JR.
"B" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US153425128, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Mays Landing, NJ
Date of Birth: September 16, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 17, 1969, Date of Casualty: January 20, 1970, Days in Country: 64
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Accidental Homicide, Panel 14W - Row 049

GENTRY, BOBBY LEE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
PFC, E3, RA406661106, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Winchester, KY
Date of Birth: March 29, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173d Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 8, 1969, Date of Casualty: July 8, 1969, Days in Country: 122
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 21W - Row 083

GIVENS, ROY NATHANIEL***
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
While OPCON to the 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA67383723, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Newport News, VA
Date of Birth: January 21, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173d Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 29, 1969, Days in Country: 259
Non-Hostile Ground Casualty, "Other" Accident, Panel 20W - Row 070

GONZALES, MANUEL MARTINEZ
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54385486, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Pecos, TX
Date of Birth: April 15, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 31E - Row 074

GOOCH, CALVIN LIONEL
HQ Company (Medic), with "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54509493, MOS 91A10
Home of Record: Burkeville, TX
Date of Birth: August 9, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 14, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 11, 1968, Days in Country: 149
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 58E - Row 021

GRAVES, JERRY LEE
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56590302, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Mexico, MO
Date of Birth: November 19, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 22, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 28, 1968, Days in Country: 67
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 50W - Row 024

GRAYSON, RAMON LEE
"B" Company, 1st Platoon,  1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US418722770, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Dixons Mills, AL
Date of Birth: March 26, 1949, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 2, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1970, Days in Country: 245
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 11W – Row101

GREEN, HAROLD ALFRED
"B" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, RA257846817, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Dalton, GA
Date of Birth: June 28, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 30, 1969, Date of Casualty: June 17, 1970, Days in Country: 230
Casualty Type, Ground Casualty, Non-hostile, Accidental self-destruction, Panel 09W - Row 059

GRUBB, STEVE FREEMAN
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52942483, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Faber, VA
Date of Birth: April 2, 1947, Age at time of loss: 22, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 6, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 28, 1969, Days in Country: 83
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 23W - Row 009

GUTIERREZ, ALBERT R., JR.
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private, E2, Posthumous Promotion to PFC, RA01590027, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: San Antonio, TX
Date of Birth: February 23, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 27, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 24, 1968, Days in Country: 179
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 47W - Row 002

HAAS, RUSSELL CARL
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US16975513, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: La Crosse, WI
Date of Birth: October 20, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 2, 1968, Days in Country: 183
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 42E - Row 032

HACEK, JAMES DAVID
"HQ" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA16812300, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Crystal Lake, IL
Date of Birth: October 23, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 10, 1966, Date of Casualty: September 26, 1968, Days in Country: 747
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 42W - Row 018

HAMILTON, VIRGIL VERN
"HQ" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist, E4, Posthumous Promotion to Sergeant, US53706121, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Brooksville, FL
Date of Birth: August 1, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 10, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 30, 1969, Days in Country: 201
Casualty Type A1, Hostile OED, Panel 23W - Row 021

HANDY, TODD ARTHUR
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51797687, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Xenia, OH
Date of Birth: October 26, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 2, 1968, Days in Country: 183
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 42E - Row 040

HANEY, ROBERT BRUCE, JR.
"HQ" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist, E4, Posthumous Promotion to Sergeant, RA480663609, MOS 63C20
Home of Record: Fairfield, IA
Date of Birth: February 27, 1949, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 12, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 3, 1970, Days in Country: 445
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 11W - Row 091

HARBISON, SHERRON EVERETT
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US53840128, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Flint, MI
Date of Birth: October 22, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 55E - Row 015

HAYES, RICHARD EDWARD
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51667024, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Bryans Road, MD
Date of Birth: May 1, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: November 26, 1967, Days in Country: 86
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 30E - Row 090

HERKINS, THOMAS FRANKLIN
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US51800950, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Brookville, OH
Date of Birth: June 26, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 6, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 24, 1968, Days in Country: 110
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 47W - Row 003

HILLMAN, RONALD ARWED
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54511287, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Texas City, TX
Date of Birth: August 27, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 27, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 99
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 55E - Row 019

HILLS, CLARENCE S.
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US56908828, MOS 11C40
Home of Record: Gilbert, AZ
Date of Birth: October 20, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 2, 1968, Days in Country: 184
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 42E – Row 034

HINTON, DENNIS EDWARD
"A" Company Executive Officer, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Lieutenant, O2, O5334402, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Englewood, CO
Date of Birth: September 18, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 8, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 240
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 55E - Row 017

HOLLOWAY, RICHARD ALTON
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US54760356, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Longview, TX
Date of Birth: October 31, 1940, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 2, 1967, Days in Country: 92
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 31E - Row 024

HOSKINS, DANNY
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51800432, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Trenton, OH
Date of Birth: June 14, 1942, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 16, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 25, 1968, Days in Country: 99
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 68W - Row 003

HUBBARD, ROGER LEE
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US64102736, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Wynne, AR
Date of Birth: November 29, 1948, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1967, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 28E - Row 104

JANKE, KEITH BRIAN
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, Posthumous Promotion to SSG, US16978890, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Ashland, WI
Date of Birth: February 23, 1943, Age at time of loss: 26, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 24, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 28, 1969, Days in Country: 308
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 23W - Row 009

JOHNSON, GARY RAY
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US56928145, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Silverton, OR
Date of Birth: April 22, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 14, 1967, Days in Country: 104
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 092

JONES, CHARLES RICHARD
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA170404939, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Parryville, PA
Date of Birth: August 22, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 15, 1969, Date of Casualty: December 4, 1969, Days in Country: 142
Casualty Type A1, Ground Casualty, OED, Panel 15W - Row 024

KAZMIERCZAK, ROBERT JOSEPH
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51779415, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Lackawanna, NY
Date of Birth: October 10, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 4, 1969, Date of Casualty: June 14, 1969, Days in Country: 161
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 22W - Row 047

LEAVELL, MELVIN RANDOLPH
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
PFC, E3, US53452975, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Atlanta, GA
Date of Birth: January 30, 1942, Age at time of loss: 26, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 17,1967, Date of Casualty: March 9, 1968, Days in Country: 83
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 43E - Row 068

LE DONNE, LAWRENCE JOSEPH
"D" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US51979559, MOS 11D10
Home of Record: Ridgefield Park, NJ
Date of Birth: October 21, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 19, 1968, Date of Casualty: March 18, 1968, Days in Country: 59
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, MFW, Panel 45E - Row 027

LESKA, ROBERT JOHN
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, RA11800756, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Trumbull, CT
Date of Birth: July 20, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 53
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 55E - Row 021

LOPEZ, GEORGE LEONARD
2nd Platoon, "C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US553662452, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Banning, CA
Date of Birth: September 1, 1949, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 5, 1970, Date of Casualty: September 10, 1970, Days in Country: 189
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 07W – Row 053

LOVE, JOHN ARTHUR***
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, Posthumous Promotion to Sergeant, US54405172, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Liberal, KS
Date of Birth: September 3, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 21, 1968, Date of Incident: May 3, 1969, Died of Wounds: May 13, 1969, Days in Country: 232
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 25W - Row 104

LOWE, DONALD EVERETT
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56958785, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Tacoma, WA
Date of Birth: January 29, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 138
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, MFW, Panel 55E - Row 021

LOWE, JERE RONE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA256807640, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Tallapoosa, GA
Date of Birth: April 2, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 13, 1969, Date of Casualty: October 14, 1969, Days in Country: 215
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 17W - Row 078

LUKES, THOMAS BURTON
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US54970930, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Pontiac, MI
Date of Birth: December 18, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 27, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 13, 1968, Days in Country: 137
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 52W - Row 023

MARASON, JOHN EDGAR
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US51985532, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Phillipsburg, NJ
Date of Birth: January 29, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 9, 1968, Date of Casualty: December 2, 1968, Days in Country: 23
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 37W - Row 023

MATLOCK, WILLIAM TRAVIS
"A" Company, HQ Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US546763207, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Nacogdoches, TX
Date of Birth: July 10, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 21, 1968, Date of Casualty: June 12, 1969, Days in Country: 203
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 22W - Row 034

MC DAID, JOHN MURL
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US366521007, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Ithaca, MI
Date of Birth: March 16, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 24, 1969, Date of Casualty: January 19, 1970, Days in Country: 179
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 14W - Row 047

MC MILLIN, ROBERT ALLEN
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US247863514, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Spartanburg, SC
Date of Birth: January 24, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 24, 1969, Date of Wounds: October 30, 1969, Died of Wounds: November 7, 1969,
Days in Country: 106, Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 16W - Row 043

MC QUINN, BYRON DEAN
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA16922226, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Council Bluffs, IA
Date of Birth: September 29, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 26, 1968, Date of Casualty: February 24, 1969, Days in Country: 151
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31W - Row 038

MEINEN, BERNARD PHILLIP, JR
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56497781, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Chippewa Falls, WI
Date of Birth: May 13, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 15, 1967, Died of Wounds: December 20, 1967
Days in Country: 110, Casualty Type A2, MFW, Panel 32E - Row 031

MEZA, JESUS JAMES
"B" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA570765159, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: San Bernadino, CA
Date of Birth: October 5, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 21, 1969, Date of Casualty: February 13, 1970, Days in Country: 207
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 13W - Row 006

MITCHELL, THOMAS WILLIAM
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51772287, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Buffalo, NY
Date of Birth: March 30, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 2, 1967, Days in Country: 92
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 025

MOGAN, JOHN EDWARD
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51567707, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Clifton, ME
Date of Birth: September 27, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 15, 1967, Days in Country: 105
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 32E - Row 002

MOODY, JOHN ERNEST, JR.
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US245821851, MOS 11C20
Home of Record: Norlina, NC
Date of Birth: December 18, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuy Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 28, 1969, Date of Casualty: July 13, 1970, Days in Country: 258
Casualty Type A3, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 08W – Row 015

MOOMEY, CHARLES RAY
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US245821851, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Taylorville, IL
Date of Birth: March 7, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 14, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 26, 1968, Days in Country: 317
Casualty Type A1, Multiple fragmentation wounds, Panel 46E – Row 038

MOORE, DENNIS WESLEY
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US201326166, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Bodines, PA
Date of Birth: July 21, 1942, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Lam Dong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 13, 1969, Date of Casualty: January 23, 1970, Died of Wounds: January 26, 1970
Days in Country: 74, Casualty Type A2, Hostile, OED, Panel 14W - Row 069

MORRIS, THOMAS W.
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56838787, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Hayward, CA
Date of Birth: May 9, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 20, 1968, Date of Casualty: November 13, 1968, Days in Country: 54
Casualty Type A2, Misadventure (Friendly Fire), Panel 39W - Row 061

MORRISSEY, JAMES JOSEPH
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52816395, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Birth: March 14, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 21, 1968, Date of Casualty: December 29, 1968, Days in Country: 99
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35W - Row 005

MULVEY, FRANCIS "FRANCEY" TRAINOR
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56459516, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Fennimore, WI
Date of Birth: November 20, 1944, Age at time of loss: 23, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 14, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 25, 1968, Days in Country: 103
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 46W - Row 018

MURPHY, JAMES JOHN
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US52986015, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Scranton, PA
Date of Birth: July 16, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 22, 1967, Date of Incident: October 31, 1967, Died of Wounds: November 5, 1967, Days in Country: 44
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 29E - Row 025

MYERS, R C
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 4th Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US53671951, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Jackson, MISS
Date of Birth: March 31, 1946, Age at time of loss: 23, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 11, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 11, 1969, Days in Country: 181
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 25W – Row 051

NULL, RICKY LEE
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, RA11730105, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Lemoyne, PA
Date of Birth: March 5, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 23, 1968, Date of Casualty: April 20, 1968, Days in Country: 28
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 51E - Row 011

OWEN, STEVEN CRAIG
"HHC" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 5th Class, E5, RA19859217, MOS 71B30
Home of Record: Long Beach, CA
Date of Birth: April 25, 1947, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh* Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 1, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 31, 1969, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A2, Hostile OED, Panel 23W - Row 029

OWENS, ROBERT LEE
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
SP4, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA14833478, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Beaufort, SC
Date of Birth: August 26, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 28, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 11, 1968, Days in Country: 72
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 58E - Row 012

PANGELINAN, GREGORIO L.
"HQ" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA67190907, MOS 11D10
Home of Record: Mongmong, GU
Date of Birth: August 24, 1942, Age at time of loss: 26, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 18, 1969, Date of Casualty: March 9, 1969, Days in Country: 19
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 30W - Row 094

PARKER, DAVID LLOYD
"D" Company, Heavy Weapons Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US55850677, MOS 11C40
Home of Record: Alden, MN
Date of Birth: October 3, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 31, 1968, Days in Country: 152
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 36E - Row 029

PEREZ, JOSEPH ESPINO
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
PFC, E3, US56830388, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: San Francisco, CA
Date of Birth: December 25, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 9,1967, Date of Casualty: March 9, 1968, Days in Country: 91
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 43E - Row 068

PETTIS, LORENZO RICHARD
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon & Short Range Ambush Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA18922071, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: West Palm Beach, FL
Date of Birth: August 22, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 16, 1969, Date of Casualty: June 12, 1969, Days in Country: 116
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 22W - Row 035

PILLOW, RONALD EDWARD
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54564516, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Hughes, AR
Date of Birth: November 11, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 7, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 13, 1968, Days in Country: 67
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 52W - Row 024

PIPKIN, THOMAS DEWEY, JR.
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private, E2, US56580407, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Farmington, Missouri
Date of Birth: November 21, 1946, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 10, Reported as October 11, 1967, Days in Country: 40
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 27E - Row 091

POWELL, JAMES RICHARD
"B" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US315520885, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Greensburg, IN
Date of Birth: August 6, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 20, 1970, Date of Casualty: June 17, 1970, Days in Country: 117
Casualty Type, Ground Casualty, Non-hostile, Accidental self-destruction, Panel 09W - Row 061

QUEEN, DONALD WAYNE
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US53448948, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Epworth, GA
Date of Birth: April 16, 1944, Age at time of loss: 23, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 2, 1968, Days in Country: 214
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 47E - Row 042

RAMEY, THOMAS RANDELL
"D" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US51645252, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Tomahawk, KY
Date of Birth: October 8, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 9, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 18, 1968, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 45E – Row 027

RIEDLBERGER, GERALD FRANK "JERRY"
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US56501337, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: St Paul, MN
Date of Birth: December 17, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 13, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 20
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 022

ROBERTS, CLAUDE
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US53580106, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Delray Beach, FL
Date of Birth: June 15, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: April 11, 1968, Days in Country: 29
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 49E - Row 026

ROBSON, TIMOTHY FRANCIS
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US56461755, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Green Bay, WI
Date of Birth: February 18, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 21, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 20, 1969, Days in Country: 241
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 24W - Row 061

ROOD, CRAIG ALLEN
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56498176, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Minneapolis, MN
Date of Birth: June 2, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 6, 1968, Days in Country: 248
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 55E - Row 029

RYLEE, JAMES SIDNEY
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 5th Class, E5, US52807130, MOS 63C20
Home of Record: Glenmoore, PA
Date of Birth: April 24, 1941, Age at time of loss: 27, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 15, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 11, 1968, Days in Country: 270
Casualty Type A1, Other causes, Panel 58E - Row 026

SABOURIN, JAMES RAE
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US54959073, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Detroit, MI
Date of Birth: March 28, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: November 3, 1967
Died of Wounds: January 19, 1969, Days in Country: 63
Casualty Type, Ground Casualty MFW, Panel 29E - Row 034

SACHASCHIK, JAMES HARRY
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US351425260, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Dolton, IL
Date of Birth: April 19, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 3, 1969, Incident Date: February 7, 1970
Died of Wounds: February 24, 1970, Days in Country: 113
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 13W, Row 052

SALEMA, GEORGE STANLEY
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, Posthumous Promotion to SFC, RA29030228, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Kurtistown, HI
Date of Birth: August 3, 1930, Age at time of loss: 37, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Incident: October 15, 1967, Died of Wounds: October 16, 1967, Days in Country: 45
Casualty Type A2, MFW, Panel 28E - Row 017

SHAPARD, MICHAEL ROBERT
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA16888761, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Boulder, CO
Date of Birth: July 22, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 078

SHIPLEY, DREW DOUGLAS
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA17695014, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Miami, OK
Date of Birth: March 28, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 077

SILVEIRA, JOSE A. C.
"B" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US56420684, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Turlock, CA
Date of Birth: March 20, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 123
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 022

SIMOES, ANTHONY
"HQ" Company, Flame Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51617080, MOS 64A10
Home of Record: Hyde Park, MASS
Date of Birth: December 23, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 1, 1968, Days in Country: 213
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 47E – Row 036

SIMS, ERWIN BRUCE
"HHC" - Medic, Assigned to "C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US51829147, MOS 91B20
Home of Record: Uniontown, OH
Date of Birth: October 14, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 22, 1968, Date of Casualty: March 2, 1968, Days in Country: 40
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, Guns Small arms, Panel 42E - Row 041

SIMS, WILLIAM A.
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US54441436, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Fort Worth, TX
Date of Birth: March 22, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 12, 1968 , Days in Country: 116
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 39E - Row 014

SMALL, BURTON EUGENE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US479608529, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Wapello, IA
Date of Birth: April 21, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 8, 1969, Date of Casualty: October 14, 1969, Days in Country: 67
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 17W - Row 078

SMITH, LARRY HAYS
"HQ" Company, Heavy Weapons Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US53671143, MOS 11C10
Home of Record: Jackson, MS
Date of Birth: October 1, 1944, Age at time of loss: 23, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: June 29, 1968, Days in Country: 47
Casualty Type A1, Misadventure, Friendly Fire "Short Round", Panel 54W - Row 020

SMITH, THOMAS TIMOTHY
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 6th Class, E6, RA416544478, MOS 94B30
Home of Record: Demopolis, AL
Date of Birth: June 2, 1942, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 2, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 3, 1970, Days in Country: 243
Casualty Type A2, MFW, Panel 11W - Row 093

SMITH, WALKER, JR.
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56581559, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: St Louis, MO
Date of Birth: March 9, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 31E - Row 077

SNELSON, JOHN WILLIAM
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA424629742, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Cleveland, OH
Date of Birth: August 10, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 19, 1969, Date of Casualty: April 23, 1970, Days in Country: 216
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 11W - Row 042

SODOWSKY, MELVIN DEWAYNE
"D" Company, 2nd Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Second Lieutenant, O1, O5336966, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Fairview, OK
Date of Birth: April 20, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 23, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 109
Casualty Type A1, Other causes, Panel 31E - Row 078

STAINER, WILLIAM EDWARD
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US51875889, MOS 11C10
Home of Record: Columbus, OH
Date of Birth: August 8, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 123
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 023

STANDRIDGE, HARLEY ROY
"D" Company, Heavy Weapons Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54663778 , MOS 11C10
Home of Record: Temple, OK
Date of Birth: September 7, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 16, 1967, Days in Country: 106
Casualty Type C3, Non-Hostile Ground Casualty, Panel 32E – Row 013

STELL, JAMES ARTHUR
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52956917 , MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Point Marion, PA
Date of Birth: March 3, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 20, 1968, Days in Country: 68
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 51W - Row 022

STEPHENSON, DONALD RAY
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US53908479, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Shelbyville, TN
Date of Birth: November 11, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 9, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 148
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 55E – Row 032

STERNIN, EDWARD MARVIN
"D" Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US52687895, MOS 11D20
Home of Record: Hillside, NJ
Date of Birth: September 4, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 9, 1968, Days in Country: 190
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 44E - Row 003

STOLINSKI, JAMES FRANCIS
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
SGT, E5, US56542488, MOS 11C40
Home of Record: Omaha, NE
Date of Birth: August 6, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 12, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 26, 1968, Days in Country: 349
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 46E - Row 042 

STRANO, JAMES CLINTON
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US52722526, MOS 11C20
Home of Record: Winsted, CT
Date of Birth: October 29, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 23, 1968, Days in Country: 96
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35E - Row 018

STROHM, TIMOTHY LAWRENCE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US56628525, MOS 11D10
Home of Record: Enterprise, OR
Date of Birth: April 28, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 23, 1968, Date of Casualty: June 2, 1968, Days in Country: 40
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 61W - Row 017

STROUSE, GARY LEE
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA51571566, MOS 62B20
Home of Record: Vestal, NY
Date of Birth: September 10, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 29, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 10, 1968, Days in Country: 42
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 52W - Row 012

TABOR, BRUCE WAYNE
"HHC" Medic, Assigned to "A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, RA16917127, MOS 91A10
Home of Record: Aurora, CO
Date of Birth: October 22, 1949, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 8, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 87
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 55E - Row 032

TADENA, ESTEBAN WALLACE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA29039096, MOS 31G40
Home of Record: Wailuku, HI
Date of Birth: June 4, 1937, Age at time of loss: 30, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Quang Ngai Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: November 7, 1967, Days in Country: 67
Casualty Type C1, Other accident, Panel 29E - Row 045

TAYLOR, CLARENCE
"A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US67112280, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Greenville, AL
Date of Birth: February 6, 1944, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 6, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 28, 1969, Days in Country: 111
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 23W - Row 011

THIRY, SCOTT LOUIS
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US56454222, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Milwaukee, WI
Date of Birth: July 10, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1967, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 28E - Row 106

THOMAS, ALLEN WALKER
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US54608608, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: San Marcos, TX
Date of Birth: February 11, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 20, 1968, Date of Casualty: November 8, 1968, Days in Country: 80
Casualty Type C1, Misadventure, Panel 39W - Row 039

THOMAS, CHARLES ELLIS
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US67098032, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Tampa, FL
Date of Birth: August 13, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 11, 1968, Date of Casualty: April 19, 1969, Days in Country: 159
Casualty Type C1, Non-hostile, drowned, suffocated, Panel 26W - Row 012

THOMAS, KENNETH BEN
"HQ" Company, Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US550801328, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Ontario, CA
Date of Birth: March 12, 1949, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 22, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 3, 1970, Days in Country: 285
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 11W - Row 093

TILLEY, JAMES A.
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US54957623, MOS 11C40
Home of Record: Livonia, MI
Date of Birth: August 5, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 18, 1968, Days in Country: 139
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 34E - Row 071

TRUJILLO, FRANCISCO M.
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US557661774, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Livingston, CA
Date of Birth: March 7, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 21, 1969, Date of Casualty: December 2, 1969, Days in Country: 134
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 15W - Row 019


VAN KEUREN, ALLAN LEROY
"C" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA16748051, MOS 11B4P
Home of Record: Elkhorn, WI
Date of Birth: December 4, 1942, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 14, 1967, Days in Country: 104
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 095

VELILLA, WILLIAM
"A" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
(May have been transferred to "D" Company "On Paper" Investigation "ongoing")
PFC, E3, US67039793, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: October 20, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 5, 1967, Date of Casualty: November 16, 1967, Days in Country: 164
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 30E - Row 005

WADLINGTON, LOUIS WAYNE
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, Posthumous Promotion to SFC, RA52520340, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Salem, KY
Date of Birth: September 14, 1937, Age at time of loss: 30, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 14, 1967, Days in Country: 104
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 095

WALKER, MICHAEL EARL
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA11675466, MOS 94B20
Home of Record: Fredericksburg, OH
Date of Birth: April 22, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 7, 1967, Date of Casualty: June 27, 1968, Days in Country: 203
Casualty Type C1, Non-hostile, drowned, suffocated, Panel 54W - Row 007

WARNER, GARY ALLEN
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, RA11710462, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Jerry City, OH
Date of Birth: October 25, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 9, 1968, Date of Casualty: December 14, 1968, Days in Country: 35
Casualty Type C2, Accidental Homicide, Non-hostile, Illness, Panel 36W - Row 024

WEBB, FRANK WRIGHT
"A" Company, 1st Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Lieutenant, O2, O5340990, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Kenbridge, VA
Date of Birth: December 30, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, Gun, Small Arms Fire, Panel 55E - Row 035

WELCH, JOHN HAROLD
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US55984016, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Knob Noster, MO
Date of Birth: August 25, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: November 1, 1967, Days in Country: 61
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 29E - Row 007

WELLS, RICHARD FOY
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US54564439, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Little Rock, AR
Date of Birth: November 22, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 13, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 144
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 55E - Row 035

WHITLATCH, WILLIAM CARL, JR.
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, US232683821, MOS 11C40
Home of Record: Moundsville, WV
Date of Birth: December 20, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 7, 1969, Date of Casualty: December 12, 1969, Days in Country: 249
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 15W – Row 051

WIEGAND, ROY VICTOR
"A" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry***
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56580447, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Marine, IL
Date of Birth: February 22, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Incident: October 11, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 6, 1968
Days in Country: 41, Casualty Type C2, Non-hostile, Illness, Panel 33E – Row 062

WILLIAMS, MELVIN JOE
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US53843376, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Birmingham, AL
Date of Birth: November 11, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 14, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 31, 1968, Days in Country: 47
Casualty Type A1, Gun, MFW, Panel 36E - Row 042

WINTERS, WILLIAM JOHN
 "C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, Posthumous Promotion to SSG, US52968611, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Boonville, NY
Date of Birth: October 12, 1945, Age at time of loss: 23, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 10, 1969, Date of Incident: May 3, 1969, Died of Wounds: May 14, 1969, Days in Country: 124
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 24W - Row 014

WRIGHT, JAMES EARL
"D" Company, Heavy Weapons Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US535840145, MOS 11C20
Home of Record: Arab, AL
Date of Birth: March 29, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 10, 1967, Days in Country: 100
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 31E - Row 079

The following men were killed in action while attached to the 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry

JORDAN, STEPHEN ALAN
"B" Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery
Attached Forward Observer working with: "B" Company and the Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Corporal, E4, RA18852057, MOS 13E40
Home of Record: Monrovia, CA
Date of Birth: October 28, 1949, Age at time of loss: 18, Married
I Field Force Vietnam(FO), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 25, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 25, 1968, Days in Country: 182
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 46W - Row 016

MONAGHAN, JOHN JOSEPH JR.
"B" Battery, 7th Battalion, 13th Artillery
Artillery Forward Observer Attached to "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Second Lieutenant, O1, O5430104, MOS 1193 (Field Artillery)
Home of Record: Mechanicsville, VA
Date of Birth: October 10, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
41st Artillery Group, I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 29, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 25, 1968, Days in Country: 86
Casualty Type A1, ARM, Panel 67W - Row 002

OHMAN, GARY ALAN
"A" Battery, 7th Battalion, 15th Field Artillery***
Attached Forward Observer working with: "A" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Second Lieutenant, O1, 474563900, MOS 1193 (Field Artillery)
Home of Record: Minneapolis, MN, Date of Birth: November 14, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 10, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 24, 1969, Days in Country: 45
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 19W - Row 108

SORRELL, SHERMAN AMOS
HHB, 7th Battalion, 13th Artillery****
Artillery Forward Observer Attached to "A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA12597609 , MOS 13E40, Home of Record: Morrisonville, NY
Date of Birth: May 18, 1942, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
I Field Force Vietnam (FO), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 30, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 15, 1967, Days in Country: 212
Casualty Type A1, Gun or Small Arms Fire, Panel 32E - Row 006

WARD, JOHNNY LEE
"B" Battery, 3rd Battalion, 6th Artillery, 52nd Artillery Group
Forward Observer (RTO), with 2nd Platoon, "A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry

Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US519525004, MOS 13A10
Home of Record: Cambridge, ID
Date of Birth: November 28, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
I Field Force Vietnam(FO), Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 9, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 11, 1969, Days in Country: 367
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 18W - Row 073

ZAMBANO, QUENTIN DENNIS
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry****
Military Advisor to "C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
2nd Lieutenant, O1, O5337009, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Belleview, WA
Date of Birth: October 14, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 15, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 15, 1967, Days in Country: 60
Casualty Type A2, MFW, Panel 28E - Row 009


The following men were killed in action  in Vietnam while assigned to 50th Infantry Unit Designations not part of the contiguous 1st Battalion (M), 50th Infantry

AIKEN, LEROY B.
"E" Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, US054427172, MOS 94B20
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: November 21, 1950, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Log Command, USARV, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 7, 1971, Date of Casualty: April 25, 1972, Days in Country: 231
Casualty Type C2, Non-Hostile, Ground Casualty, Accidental Homicide, Panel 01W - Row 006

BELLWOOD, RICHARD R.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US52772490, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: January 18, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
9th Infantry Division, Kien Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 11, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 25, 1969, Days in Country: 167
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 34W - Row 073

CASTAGNA, JOSEPH P.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to Sergeant, E5, US52761931, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: New York (Brooklyn), NY
Date of Birth: September 29, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
9th Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 19, 1968, Date of Casualty: December 21, 1968, Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 36W - Row 056

CHO, HERBERT POK DONG
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Staff Sergeant, E6, US56705602, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Lynwood, CA, Born: Honolulu, HI.
Date of Birth: February 10, 1944, Age at time of loss: 24, Single
9th Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 5, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 25, 1968, Days in Country: 174
Casualty Type A1, Hostile OED, Ground Casualty, Panel 42W - Row 013

COLLIER, STEVEN EDWARD
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Sergeant, E5, US56705602, MOS 11F4D, Home of Record: Branford, CT
Date of Birth: December 19, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
25th Infantry Division, Binh Duong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 24, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 27, 1968, Days in Country: 460
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 40W - Row 042

DILLARD, JAMES L. III
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, US67084481, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: Miami, FL
Date of Birth: October 29, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
9th Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 6, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 13, 1968, Days in Country: 38
Casualty Type C1, Non-Hostile, died of other causes, Drowned, Panel 44W - Row 047

DUNLOP, JOHNSTON
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA51433339, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Auburn, NY
Date of Birth: October 19, 1938, Age at time of loss: 29, Single
9th Infantry Division, Bien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 16, 1968, Days in Country: 393
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 50E - Row 013

GRAYSON, REID E, JR
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E4, US56639052, MOS 05C20, Home of Record: Scobey, MT
Date of Birth: May 5, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
25th Infantry Division, Binh Duong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 13, 1968, Date of Casualty: December 28, 1968, Days in Country: 15
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 36W - Row 084

HANDLEY, HOWARD B.
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Sergeant, E5, Posthumous Promotion to Staff Sergeant, E6, RA12937601, MOS 11F4P
Home of Record: Sheffield, AL, Date of Birth: March 29, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 26, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 13, 1968, Days in Country: 171
Casualty Type A1, Artillery, Rocket, or Mortar, Panel 44W - Row 048

HODGE, THOMAS W.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, RA16994672, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Springfield, IL
Date of Birth: September 5, 1949, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
9th Infantry Division, Bien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 7, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 24, 1968, Days in Country: 48
Casualty Type A3, Ground Casualty, Died while missing, Panel 35E - Row 022

HOUSE, GEORGE J.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, RA16948805, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth: September 17, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
9th Infantry Division, Kien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 18, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 11, 1968, Days in Country: 300
Casualty Type A1, Artillery, Rocket, or Mortar, Panel 38E - Row 077

JONES, JOSEPH M.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Posthumous Promotion to Master Sergeant, E8, RA17283080, MOS 11B50
Home of Record: Eastman, GA
Date of Birth: May 16, 1929, Age at time of loss: 38, Married
9th Infantry Division, Bien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 9, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 16, 1968, Days in Country: 98
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 50E - Row 016

KELLY, GREGORY R.
Assigned: "B" Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Duty Unit: "F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, RA12745987, PMOS 71H20, SMOS 11B20
Home of Record: North East, PA
Date of Birth: December 10, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
25th Infantry Division, Binh Duong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 6, 1966, Date of Casualty: April 6, 1968, Days in Country: 517
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 48E - Row 028

LANCASTER, KENNETH RAY
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, Promotion to Staff Sergeant E6 while Missing, Promotion to SFC E7 when declared Dead in March of 1978 US2194244079, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Silver Spring, MD
Date of Birth: June 24, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
9th Infantry Division, Khanh Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 17, 1967, Incident Date: January 3, 1968
Date declared Casualty: March 6, 1978, Days in Country: 98
Hostile, Died while Missing, Air Crew Loss over Land, Panel 33E - Row 029

LOEHLEIN, ROBERT JOHN, JR.
"E" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to Corporal, E4, US56503466, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: New Hope, MN
Date of Birth: June 13, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
9th Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 27, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 25, 1968, Days in Country: 122
Casualty Type A1, Hostile OED, Ground Casualty, Died of Wounds, Panel 42W - Row 012

MALL, RONALD A.
"E" Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, RA448446099, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Farmington, NM
Date of Birth: August 12, 1946, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
1st Log Command, USARV, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam, Start of Tour: July 4, 1971
Incident Date: April 1, 1972, Date of Casualty: April 13, 1972, Days in Country: 283
Non-Hostile, Ground Casualty, Vehicle Loss or Crash, Panel 02W - Row 136

MASON, ROMAN G. "DUKE".
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA16994364, MOS 36K20
Home of Record: Arnold, MO
Date of Birth: September 25, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
9th Infantry Division, Kien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: May 8, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 27, 1969, Days in Country: 260
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33W - Row 003

MCFALL, GARY R.
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, Posthumous Promotion to Sergeant, E5, US56711958, MOS 11F20
Home of Record: Northridge, CA
Date of Birth: August 11, 1944, Age at time of loss: 24, Married
25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 5, 1968, Date of Casualty: September 13, 1968, Days in Country: 192
Casualty Type A1, Artillery, Rocket, or Mortar, Panel 44W - Row 051

MEREDITH, HUBERT A.
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry****
Specialist Four, E4, RA12901636, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Turtletown, TN
Date of Birth: November 18, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 30, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 1, 1968, Days in Country: 124
Casualty Type A1, Ground Casualty, OED, Panel 50W - Row 044

MOORE, LEON D.
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51982337, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Summit, NJ
Date of Birth: August 24, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
Infantry Division, Kien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 14, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 27, 1969, Days in Country: 223
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33W - Row 003

MOORE, RONALD K.
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, RA12741844, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Herkimer, NY
Date of Birth: March 14, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 14, 1968, Date of Casualty: November 4, 1968, Days in Country: 51
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 39W - Row 017

PEKNY, CHARLES D. "DENNY"
"C" Troop, 1st Platoon, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Duty Unit until June, 1968: "F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, US54818116, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Lombard, IL
Date of Birth: December 17, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
25th Infantry Division, Binh Duong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 17, 1967, Date of Casualty: July 25, 1968, Days in Country: 205
Casualty Type A1, Ground Casualty, MFW, Panel 50W - Row 009

PIASKOWSKI, WILLIAM F.
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, US50203010, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Anchorage, Alaska
Date of Birth: May 14, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
9th Infantry Division, Vinh Long Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 30, 1967, Date of Incident: Unknown, Died of Wounds: March 14, 1968, Days in Country: 165
Casualty Type A2, Ground Casualty, Died of Wounds, MFW, Panel 44E - Row 052

SEWELL, LORENZO
"F" Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Private First Class, E3, RA67110258, MOS 31M20
Home of Record: Sayreton, AL
Date of Birth: October 14, 1949, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 28, 1968, Date of Casualty: August 18, 1968, Days in Country: 112
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 48W - Row 048

SULLIVAN, RAYMOND W.
”F” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, RA18915779, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: San Francisco, CA
Date of Birth: May 30,, 1950, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 24, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 24, 1969, Days in Country: 123
Casualty Type A1, Gun, Small Arms Fire Panel 34W - Row 072

THOMPSON, RICHARD V.
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
First Lieutenant, O2, O5352089, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Auburn, CA
Date of Birth: June 12, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
Infantry Division, Kien Hoa Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 30, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 27, 1969, Days in Country: 58
Hostile, Died Outright, Ground Casualty, OED, Panel 14E - Row 089

TOSA, ANTONIO TONY
"E" Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Private, E2, RA585201489, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Jemez Pueblo, NM
Date of Birth: March 26, 1945, Age at time of loss: 26, Single
1st Log Command, USARV, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 30, 1971, Date of Casualty: August 17, 1971, Days in Country: 199
Non-Hostile, Ground Casualty, Died outright from other causes, Panel 03W - Row 133

VAUGHN, HERBERT LEE
”E” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, US56932135, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Portland, OR
Date of Birth: December 28, 1942, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
9th Infantry Division, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 29, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 25, 1968, Days in Country: 243
Casualty Type A1, Ground Casualty, Other Explosive Devise, Panel 67W - Row 006

WHITE, JOHN HERBERT "JACK", JR.
”F” Company (Long Range Patrol), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, US56702117, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Anaheim, CA
Date of Birth: July 15, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
25th Infantry Division, Gia Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 1, 1968, Days in Country: 166
Casualty Type A1, Gun, Small Arms Fire Panel 42E - Row 026


The following men were killed in action  in Vietnam While working with the 1st Battalion (M), 50th Infantry. (Not Assigned or Attached)

AYERS, JOHNNIE MARVIN
173rd Support Battalion, 173rd Engineer Company

Specialist 5th Class, E5, RA11609058, MOS 94B2P
Home of Record: Elkview, WV
Date of Birth: October 4, 1949, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 6, 1968, Date of Casualty: January 17, 1969, Days in Country: 317
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 34W - Row 019

BELL, HOWARD CLAYTON ***
"B" Company, 8th Engineer "Trojan Horse" Battalion
Working with: "D" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA549640118, MOS 12B20
Home of Record: Long Beach, CA
Date of Birth: December 31, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 24, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 14, 1968, Days in Country: 82
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 39E - Row 028

SANCHEZ, PABLO DEMEO
"E" Battery, 41st Artillery****
Artillery Quad-50 Gunner working with "A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private 1st Class, E3, US54720626 , MOS 13F10, Home of Record: Taft, TX
Date of Birth: June 23, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 28, 1968, Date of Casualty: April 2, 1968, Days in Country: 65
Casualty Type A1, OED Ground Casualty, Panel 47E - Row 043

WOODLAND, THOMAS S, Jr.
"E" Battery, 41st Artillery****
Artillery Quad-50 Gunner working with "A" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private 1st Class, E3, US51668358 , MOS 13F10, Home of Record: Indian Head, MD
Date of Birth: April 8, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 5, 1967, Date of Casualty: April 2, 1968, Days in Country: 119
Casualty Type A1, OED Ground Casualty, Panel 47E - Row 045


The following men were killed in action  in Vietnam after transfer from the 1st Battalion (M), 50th Infantry (Partial list...many are "unknown" to us)

ALLEY, MICHAEL MORRIS
"HHC" Company, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry***
Infused from “D” Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56580882, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Bridgeton, MO
Date of Birth: November 28, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Thua Thien (Hue) Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 12, 1968, Days in Country: 164
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 39E – Row 009

BLAIR, DONALD D.
Commanding Officer, ”C” Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
During his first tour he Commanded ”A” Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry, May to August, 1968

Captain, O3, O2268978, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Belton, Texas
Date of Birth: June 24, 1928, Age at time of loss: 40, Married
4th Infantry Division, Pleiku Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 16, 1969, Date of Casualty: April 24, 1969, Days in Country: 67
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 26W - Row 038

BROWN, JAMES D.
C Troop, 16th Cavalry - transferring from “F” Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, 585 58 5384, MOS 11B2C
Home of Record: San Angelo, TX
Date of Birth: May 18, 1953, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 7, 1972, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1972, Days in Country: 238
Casualty Type Hostile, Air Loss or Crash over Land, Helicopter, Non-crew, Panel 01W - Row 085

CHAMBLISS, ROGER R.
C Troop, 16th Cavalry - transferring from “F” Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, 460 82 9614, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Birmingham, MI
Date of Birth: June 10, 1952, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 14, 1972, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1972, Days in Country: 231
Casualty Type Hostile, Air Loss or Crash over Land, Helicopter, Non-crew, Panel 01W - Row 086

HUNTER, MILTON C.
C Troop, 16th Cavalry - transferring from “F” Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, 422 72 5498, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Opelika, AL
Date of Birth: September 8, 1951, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 1, 1972, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1972, Days in Country: 214
Casualty Type Hostile, Air Loss or Crash over Land, Helicopter, Non-crew, Panel 01W - Row 086

GREENE, LAWRENCE DOUGLASS
"D" Company, 2nd Platoon, 4th Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry***
Commanded "C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry, Prior to Vietnam Deployment
1st Lieutenant, O2, O5233403, MOS 1542
Home of Record: Fort Knox, KY
Date of Birth: January 25, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Phu Yen Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 10, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 30, 1968, Days in Country: 172
Casualty Type, Ground Casualty, Hostile died outright, Gun or Small Arms Fire, Panel 35E - Row 071

HEINECKE, RONALD MATHIAS
125 Signal Battalion, 25th Infantry Division
Was with "C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry before Infusion.
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US56453660, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Theresa, WI
Date of Birth: July 23, 1945, Age at time of loss: 23, Single
25th Infantry Division**, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: August 18, 1968, Days in Country: 352
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 48W - Row 043

JENNINGS, LAWRENCE MARTIN
"D" Company, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry
Infused from “C” Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Corporal, E3, US51573141, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Utica, NY
Date of Birth: July 26, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Quang Ngai Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 4, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 19, 1968, Days in Country: 137
Casualty Type A1, Ground Casualty, "Misadventure" (Short Round), Panel 34E - Row 077

LOLLAR, BYRON CLIFTON
"B" Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry
Infused from “B” Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Private First Class, E3, US55983880, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Kansas City, MO
Date of Birth: April 10, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 26, 1968, Days in Country: 147
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 35E - Row 040

MELISH, ARNOLD EDWARD
"D" Company, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry****
Infused from “C” Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US51611001, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: November 12, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Thua Thien (Hue) Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: February 12, 1968, Days in Country: 164
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 39E – Row 009

PONTUCK, HOWARD SAMUEL
MACV, Advisory Team 56, Training Team Leader
Former Executive Officer, "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
First Lieutenant, O2, OF108909, MOS 1542
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: February 10, 1943, Age at time of loss: 24, Single
MACV, Phong Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 8, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 8, 1968, Days in Country: 182
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 43E - Row 058

STEWART, CHARLES L.
C Troop, 16th Cavalry - transferring from “F” Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, 363 04 4156, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Gladstone, MI
Date of Birth: July 15, 1953, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 14, 1972, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1972, Days in Country: 231
Casualty Type Hostile, Air Loss or Crash over Land, Helicopter, Non-crew, Panel 01W - Row 087

TUTTLE, CLETUS DALE
"C" Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
Infused From: "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Sergeant, E5, Posthumous Promotion to SSG, US56581644, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Galatia, IL, Date of Birth: March 23, 1941, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
9th Infantry Division, Long An Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: June 23, 1968, Days in Country: 296
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 55W - Row 024

WITHROW, PAUL RICHARD
"B" Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry***
Previous tour with 1st Platoon, "C" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Specialist 4th Class, E4, 233683209, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Clendenin, WV
Date of Birth: February 9, 1944, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
USARV, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 2, 1970, Date of Casualty: July 6, 1971, Days in Country: 246
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, "Misadventure", Panel 03W - Row 103

WOOD, DELBERT R. "DELROY"
C Troop, 16th Cavalry - transferring from “F” Company (Security), 50th Infantry***
Specialist Four, E4, 527 92 9370, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Phoenix, AZ
Date of Birth: November 21, 1950, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Dinh Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 31, 1972, Date of Casualty: October 31, 1972, Days in Country: 214
Casualty Type Hostile, Air Loss or Crash over Land, Helicopter, Non-crew, Panel 01W - Row 089


The following men killed in action  in Vietnam were not assigned to the 1st Battalion (M), 50th Infantry**

AGUAYO, OSCAR, JR.
"B" Troop, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA18951438, MOS 67N20
Home of Record: Phoenix, AZ
Date of Birth: March 15, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Married
1st Aviation Brigade, USARV, Tay Ninh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 10, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 15, 1967, Days in Country: 66
Casualty Type A1, Helicopter Crash, Panel 31E - Row 096

BAILEY, BERNARD PHILLIP
"A" Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US570700275, MOS 11C20
Home of Record: Torrance, CA
Date of Birth: April 10, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 4, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 24, 1969, Days in Country: 142
Casualty Type A1, Burns, Panel 19W - Row 105

BALDWIN, CLIFTON ADAIR
"B" Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry**
Private First Class, E3, US454842864, MOS 11D10
Home of Record: Montgomery, TX
Date of Birth: January 18, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 31, 1969, Date of Casualty: October 2, 1969, Days in Country: 32
Casualty Type C1, Accidental Homicide, Panel 17W - Row 024

BEHRENT, MARK SYLVESTER
Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry**
Private First Class, E3, RA388567877, MOS 91B20
Home of Record: Appleton, WI
Date of Birth: October 8, 1950, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: March 14, 1970, Date of Casualty: June 16, 1970, Days in Country: 94
Casualty Type C2, Suicide, Panel 09W - Row 056

BIRMINGHAM, TERRY WAYNE  
"B" Company, "Mongoose Bravo", 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US54387706, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Trumann, AR
Date of Birth: June 16, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 317
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 016

CARDENAS, JOSEPH ARTHUR
"C" Battery, 5th Battalion, 27th Artillery, 41st Artillery Group (Field Artillery)**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US524687850, MOS 13B10
Home of Record: Pueblo, CO
Date of Birth: December 4, 1948, Age at time of loss: 27, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 29, 1969, Date of Casualty: May 20, 1970, Days in Country: 233
Casualty Type C1, Accident, Panel 10W - Row 068

CLATFELTER, ROBERT DENNIS
"D" Company, 1st Platoon, 4th Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, RA16999705, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: Springfield, IL
Date of Birth: September 23, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 21, 1969, Date of Incident: April 19, 1969, Died of Wounds: June 12, 1969, Days in Country: 111
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 22W - Row 031

CLAYTON, GARY EVERET  
"C" Company, "Chargin' Charlie", 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry**
Sergeant, E5, US54383004, MOS 11C4P
Home of Record: Oklahoma City, OK
Date of Birth: November 19, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 14, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 263
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 017

COGGINS, LARRY FRANKLIN "BALL"
"B" Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA12980801, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: Troy, NC
Date of Birth: June 27, 1945, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Phu Yen Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 13, 1967, Date of Casualty: October 30, 1967, Days in Country: 78
Casualty Type C2, Non-hostile, Illness or Injury, Panel 28E - Row 099

DODGE, GREGORY ALEXIS
"C" Company, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 506th Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US571760095, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Stockton, CA
Date of Birth: November 1, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
101st Airborne Division, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 8, 1969, Date of Casualty: July 9, 1970, Days in Country: 213
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 08W - Row 002

FOWLER, JOE LYNN
"D" Company "Dark Knights", 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US54930643, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Vinton, IA
Date of Birth: July 10, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: August 28, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 16, 1969, Days in Country: 261
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 24W - Row 025

GAFTUNIK, ROBERT ERNEST
"C" Company, 2nd Platoon, 4th Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA569765388, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Sacramento, CA
Date of Birth: January 27, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 9, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 25, 1969, Days in Country: 138
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 19W - Row 111

GRAY, ROBERT LEE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA148402276, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Cologne, NJ
Date of Birth: May 12, 1948, Age at time of loss: 22, Single
11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, Quang Ngai Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 20, 1969, Date of Casualty: June 16, 1970, Days in Country: 178
Casualty Type A2, OED, Panel 09W - Row 057

GUENTHER, CARLYLE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry**
Staff Sergeant, E6, US56499912, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Garfield, MN
Date of Birth: October 12, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 6, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968, Days in Country: 334
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 55E - Row 014

HONEYCUTT, DONALD EUGENE
"C" Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US54966501, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Cadillac, MI
Date of Birth: June 30, 1942, Age at time of loss: 25, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 19, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 11, 1968, Days in Country: 174
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 58E - Row 022

JOHNSON, JAMES ALLEN
39th Infantry, Scout Dog Platoon**
Working with "B" Company, 2nd Platoon, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US247829613, MOS 11F20
Home of Record: Jersey City, NJ
Date of Birth: March 27, 1946, Age at time of loss: 23, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 4, 1969, Date of Casualty: July 1, 1969, Days in Country: 88
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 21W - Row 042

JOHNSON, KENNETH DUANE
"B" Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US510529146, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: El Dorado, KS
Date of Birth: June 19, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 8, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 23, 1969, Days in Country: 46
Casualty Type C2, Accident, Panel 19W - Row 102

KEIL, DUANE RICHARD
"A" Company, 4th Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, RA371541219, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Adrian, MI
Date of Birth: August 28, 1948, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 23, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 3, 1969, Days in Country: 253
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 21W - Row 052

LINGLE, ROBERT DEAN
"B" Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA499569219, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Dixon, MO
Date of Birth: October 18, 1949, Age at time of loss: 18, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 4, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 22, 1969, Days in Country: 49
Casualty Type C1, Accident, Panel 19W - Row 095

MANLY, FREDERICK LEE  
"B" Battery, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery
Forward Observer Attached to: "B" Company, "Mongoose Bravo", 1st Battalion,  5th Cavalry**
Corporal, E4, RA17730840, MOS 13E40
Home of Record: Lamar, CO
Date of Birth: December 23, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) (FO), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 20, 1966, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 439
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 020

MARTHALER, ROBERT FRANK
HHC, 864th Engineer Battalion, 35th Engineer Group, 18th Engineer Brigade**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, RA474589941, MOS 91B20
Home of Record: Sauk Center, MN
Date of Birth: August 13, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
USARV Engineer Command, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: January 6, 1970, Date of Casualty: May 22, 1970, Days in Country: 136
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 10W - Row 081

MASSA, LUIS ALBERTO
"C" Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, US112361949, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: New York, NY
Date of Birth: December 26, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: July 2, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 8, 1969, Days in Country: 37
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, Ground Casualty, Died Outright, Panel 20W - Row 114

MAYS, RAYMOND
"D" Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US455824170, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Jasper, TX
Date of Birth: April 17, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 11, 1969, Date of Casualty: February 17, 1970, Days in Country: 159
Casualty Type A2, Gun, small arms fire, Died of Wounds, Panel 13W - Row 024

MC DONALD, LONZO O.
"C" Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA464820862, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Amarillo, TX
Date of Birth: May 15, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 24, 1969, Date of Casualty: August 8, 1969, Days in Country: 106
Casualty Type A1, Hostile, Ground Casualty, Died Outright, Panel 20W - Row 114 

MURRAY, MARVIN WINSTON
"B" Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, Posthumous Promotion to CPL, RA11825797, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: Bronx, New York, NY
Date of Birth: January 11, 1947, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 9, 1968, Date of Casualty: June 3, 1968, Days in Country: 54
Casualty Type A1, MFW, Panel 60W - Row 003

RAULSTON, CHARLES ALLEN
"C" Troop, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry**
Staff Sergeant, E6, RA408709603, MOS 11D40
Home of Record: South Pittsburg, TN
Date of Birth: August 22, 1941, Age at time of loss: 28, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: November 7, 1969, Date of Casualty: March 21, 1970, Days in Country: 134
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 12W - Row 031

SANDERS, FRANCIS EUGENE
"D" Company, 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Private, E2, Posthumous Promotion to PFC, RA16872130, MOS 11B1P
Home of Record: Augusta, MI
Date of Birth: June 12, 1948, Age at time of loss: 19, Single
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Phu Yen Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: October 3, 1967, Date of Casualty: December 25, 1967, Days in Country: 83
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 32E - Row 059

STANICH, NADE MICHAEL
"C" Troop, 3rd Platoon, 2nd Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry**
Private First Class, E3, RA385506563, MOS 11D10
Home of Record: Lexington, MI
Date of Birth: August 28, 1949, Age at time of loss: 20, Married
I Field Force Vietnam, Binh Thuan Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: April 25, 1970, Date of Incident: July 3, 1970, Died of Wounds: July 4, 1970, Days in Country: 70
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 09W - Row 120

STOVER, TOMMY GENE "SMOKEY"  
"B" Company, 1st Platoon, "Mongoose Bravo", 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry**
Sergeant, E5, US56694149, MOS 11B40
Home of Record: Wilmington, CA
Date of Birth: June 28, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Married
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: February 4, 1967, Date of Casualty: January 2, 1968, Days in Country: 332
Casualty Type A3, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 33E - Row 024

TREVARTON, LARRY GEORGE
Unconfirmed Company and Battalion of the 503rd (Airborne)Infantry**
Private First Class, E3, US67150941, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Longmont, CO
Date of Birth: December 2, 1947, Age at time of loss: 20, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 23, 1968, Date of Casualty: July 10, 1968, Days in Country: 17
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 52W - Row 012

WADDLE, SAMMIE WAYNE
"D" Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, Posthumous Promotion to SGT, US53845232, MOS 11B2P
Home of Record: Bremen, AL
Date of Birth: December 5, 1943, Age at time of loss: 25, Married
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 23, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 14, 1969, Days in Country: 233
Casualty Type A1, OED, Panel 24W - Row 013

WILSON, WOODROW
 "HHC" Scout Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion, 69th Armor**
Staff Sergeant, E6, Posthumous Promotion to SFC, US56242568, MOS 11D40
Home of Record: Havelock, NC
Date of Birth: December 7, 1934, Age at time of loss: 33, Married
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: December 6, 1967, Date of Casualty: March 19, 1968, Days in Country: 104
Casualty Type C1, Vehicle loss, Panel 45E - Row 035

WITHAM, JAMES GEORGE
"A" Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry**
Specialist 4th Class, E4, US67031974, MOS 11B10
Home of Record: Franklin, VT
Date of Birth: January 16, 1948, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
4th Infantry Division, Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: June 16, 1968, Date of Casualty: May 16, 1969, Days in Country: 334
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 24W - Row 027


Notes:
* Unknown or erroneous unit or Province in CACCF corrected herein.
** Despite discrepancies in Unit and/or Province included per original web or member's advice. (many of these "double stared" items have turned out NOT to be men killed while with the 1st Battalion 50th Infantry in Vietnam....hence we have listed the unit to which they were assigned when killed directly beneath their names.   It is possible they belonged to the unit before coming to Vietnam, or were transfers...in or out. We have no documentation on the information that initiated their original listing on our site
***Addition to original KIA List. Name added to Fort Benning Memorial either in 2011 or 2015.
****Displayed on Website only. Individual's name not listed on the 50th Infantry Memorial at Fort Benning.



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