vietnam
MEN  FROM ALASKA
WHO PERISHED IN THE
VIETNAM WAR  


2018

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NAME
BORN
DIED
BRANCH
CAUSE
ALASKA HOME
NOTES
Anderson, Thomas Edward
7/27/1939
Seattle, Wash.
10/6/1962
 Quang Nam, Vietnam
Corporal
US  Marine Corp
Helicopter Squadron 163 Marine Air Group 16
Sikorsky Helicopter
crash / body not recovered
Spenard, AK
Father: Nels Bill Anderson Mother: Jinnie Marie Cosand
Banta, Michael Dean
10/5/1949
10/2/1970
Phuoc Long, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class 75th Inf. Ranger

Cordova, AK
Buried Cordova, AK
Barr, Thomas M.
7/1/1945
5/12/1969
Quang Nam Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class
31st Inf. 4th  Bn.

Anchorage, AK
American Indian
Barr, Edward Nasuesak
10/22/1949
Brevig Mission, AK
5/3/1969
Go Cong Vietnam -

US Navy
Pvt. 1st Class
Ground casualty
Brevig Mission, AK
Buried Ft. Richardson, AK
Bauer, Richard Gene
6/19/1950
Britt, MInnesota
11/4/1969
Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class
155th Aviation Co.
52nd. Bn
Helicopter Repair
Helicopter Crash
Anchorage, AK
Buried in Anchorage, AK
Father: Eugene Bauer
Mother: Lucille Margret Spillum
Betts, Larry LeRoy
10/11/1946
Lincoln, Nebraska
11/21/1969
Quang Ngai, Vietnam
US Army Reserve
2nd Lt. 198th Lt. Inf. Bde. B Company
Hostile explosive device
Eagle River, AK
Father: LeRoy "Bim" Betts
Mother: Orpha Elnora Hawthorne
Buried: Nebraska
Brown, Charles Edward
10/3/1942
12/6/1967
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Army Reserve
Pvt. 1st Class
A Co.  12th Inf.
Hostile explosive device
Thorne Bay, AK
Buried: Redmond, Wash.
Brown, David Dee Jr.
10/10/1949
Colorado
4/16/1968
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Pvt. 1st Class
Rifleman
Hostile explosive device
Wrangell, AK
Buried Colorado
Bullock, Gary Edwin
9/18/1942
1/31/1967
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class
Water craft Operator
Non-hostile ground casualty
Anchorage, AK
Buried New York
Parents: Dayton and Lolita Bullock
Childers, William Steven
5/23/1947
Alameda, California
1/3/1969
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Army
Warrant Officer
135th Aviation Co.
Helicopter air casualty
Fairbanks, AK
Mother: Dorothy Mae Bean
Chmiel, Donald George
8/1/1944
Alaska
8/25/1970
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Army
Staff Sergeant
Co. HHC
Cook
Illness
Chugiak, AK
Buried Ft. Richardson, AK
Mother: Gladys Lorraine Larson
Cook, Clinton Arthur
10/13/1948
4/28/1970
Binh Dinh, Vietnam
US Army
Sergeant
Specialist 5th Class
D  Company
Light weapons Inf.
Hostile explosive device
Hydaburg, AK

Cox, Daniel Franklin
9/4/1949
Alameda, California
1/15/1971
Thau Thien, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class
Company HHC
326th Med Battalion
Helicopter air casualty
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
Buried in Oregon
Father: Frank Harold Cox
Mother: Claudia May Bond
Duncan, William Bradley
1/5/1946
1/31/1968
Vinh Long, Vietnam
US Army
Warrant Officer
114th Aviation Co.
Pilot
.
Helicopter air casualty
Anchorage, AK
Buried Arlington National Cemetery
Eaton, William Albert
2/5/1952
4/18/1970
Phuoc Long, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
534th Trans. Co.
Heavy vehicle driver
Vehicle crash
Soldotna, AK
Buried Kasilof, AK
Elisovsky, David Henry
7/24/1947
1/23/1966
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army
Sergeant  Co. C
327th Infantry
2nd Battalion
Light weapons infantry
Shot by hostile fire
Cordova, AK
Buried Cordova, AK
Elliott, Robert Thomas III
9/21/1944
Anchorage, AK
9/9/1968
Quang Ngai, Vietnam
US Army
1st Lt.   B  Co.
503rd Infantry
2nd Battalion
Misadventure ground casualty
Anchorage, AK
Buried Ft. Richardson, AK
Ferry, David Lynn
11/25/1943
8/22/1968
Lam Dong, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class
147th Aviation Co.
Helicopter Repairman
Crew Chief
Helicopter crash
Fairbanks, AK

Fleener, Nick Ulysses
3/6/1950
7/29/1970
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class
A  Co.  79th Eng. Grp.
Accidental self destruction
Spenard, AK
Buried Ft. Richardson, AK
Gamble, Charles F. Jr.
11/16/1948
10/28/1969
Kontum, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class
64th Trans. Co.
Heavy vehicle driver
Helicopter air casualty
Juneau, AK
Buried Juneau, AK
Griffen, Dale Anthony
6/20/1949
3/14/1968
Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam
US Marines
Lance Corporal
E   Co.
Rifleman
Explosive device
Anchorage, AK
Buried West Virginia
Gulliksen, Howard Wayne
1/12/1935
Idaho
1/30/1968
Binh Duong, Vietnam

US Army
Staff Sergeant
Co.  Trp.  D\4th Cavalry Regt.
Hostile fire
Seward, AK
Father: Hap Gulliksen
Mother: Agnes Vina Wilkerson
Harmon, Daniel Lee
1/31/1946
Alaska
6/2/1967
Pleiku Province, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class
Co. HHC
Killed by gunshot while trying to save fellow soldier during an ambush
Kodiak, AK
Buried Woody Island, Kodiak, AK  - - Fadaoff Family Cemetery
Father: Raymond Royal Harmon  Mother: Anastasia "Nettie" Fadaoff
Hibpshman, William Earl
12/8/1948
6/25/1969
Binh Duong, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 5th Class   B   Co.
Hostile fire
Anchorage, AK
Buried Colorado
Father: Wilbur Earl Hibpshman
Hoke, Michael Thomas
8/27/1948
S. Dakota
12/21/1967
Quang Nam, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Pvt. 1st Class
G    Co.
Hostile fire
Elmendorf, AK
Buried Arlington National Cemetery
Horn, Jerry Verne
8/25/1942
Portland, Oregon
9/16/1967
Dinh Tuong, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class
A   Co.
Hostile fire
Soldotna, AK
Buried in Kasilof, AK
Father: Ernest Edward Horn  Mother: Lovina Iris Nelson
Inthout, Kurt
11/30/1951
1/29/1970
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class
60th Avn.  Co.
Gunner
Helicopter air casualty
Kodiak, AK
Originally from Idaho
Ivey, Sam
3/21/1942
9/16/1965
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
Non-hostile vehicle crash
McGrath, AK
Buried McGrath, AK
Jones, Wayne Elmer
5/1/1934
New York
8/17/1967
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army Reserves
CWO  18th Avn. Co.
Pilot
Helicopter aircraft casualty
Fairbanks, AK
Father: Sanford  W. Jones
Mother: Almira J. Tice
Ketzler, Gilbert Richard Jr.
6/18/1948
Nenana, AK
10/10/1969
Thua Thien, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
85th EVAC HOSP.
Medical Corpsman
Accidental homicide
Fairbanks, AK
Buried Nenana, AK
Father: Gilbert Ketzler who was born in Nenana 1925. Mother: Clara Strum
Kilbuck, George Gregory
8/20/1943
Bethel, AK
8/27/1965
Province 99, Vietnam
US   Army
Pvt. 1st Class
 A   Co.  502nd Inf.
Hostile fire
Bethel, AK
Father: Young Tshielgak Kilbuck  Mother: Elena Precapi
Kito, Donald Harry
3/18/1942
7/8/1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Lance Corporal
Unit H & S Co.
Hostile fire
Petersburg, AK
Father: Saburo Sam Kito
Mother: Amelia Okegowa
Donald was 1st baby born in Japanese Internment Camp in Idaho  WWII
Koslosky, Howard Mark
3/19/1947
10/2/1969
Died at Sea
US Navy
Squadron VF-142
TF 77
USS Constellation
Non-hostile fixed wing aircraft  crashed at sea
Anchorage, AK
Body not recovered
LaBell, Kermit Harold Jr.
12/19/1948
7/28/1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Pvt. 1st Class
Unit K  Co.
Anti-tank Assault man
Hostile fire artillery rocket
Fairbanks, AK
Father: Kermit LaBell
Mother: Eunice Markley
Lang, Mickey Daniel
7/15/1952
5/19/1971
Hua Nghia, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
Co.  F  Trp.
11th Cavalry Regt.
Hostile Artillery rocket
Anchorage, AK

Lape, David Alen


Lee, Robert Edward
9/28/1944



19.24.1941
North Carolina
11/27/1967
Ba Xugen, Vietnam

2/17/1966
Province 99
Vietnam
US Army
Warrant Officer
336th Avn Co.

US Army
Specialist 4th Class
Co.  A-415
Hostile artillery rocket



Misadventure
Cordova,  AK



Fairbanks, AK
Father: Kelly Gordon Lape
Mother: Violet Albert Muma

Parents: John and Bettie  Lee
Lee, Robert Edward
10/24/1941
North Carolina
2/17/1966
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class   Co. A-415
Misadventure
Fairbanks, AK

Lingley, Norman Lewis
1/27/1947
11/6/1966
Province 99, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
Company B  Btry.
Field Wireman
Accidental self destruction
Douglas, AK

McInerney, Patrick M.
11/30/1948
Chewelah, Washington
3/12/1969
Binh Duong, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
A  Co.  27th Inf.
Killed in action - grenade
Fairbanks, AK
Father: Ken McInerney
Mother: Mary Vogt
Millhouse, Kenneth Bruce
1/16/1948
Healdsburg, California
12/18/1968
Binh Duong, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class   E  Co.  28th Inf.
Hostile fire
Spenard, AK
Father: Emmett  Kesling Millhouse    
Mother: Doris Beeman
Paulsen, Warren Alan
8/10/1944
6/23/1969
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Navy
Specialist 4th Class
Boatswain
Artillery  Rocket
Valdez, AK

Piaskowski, William Francis
5/14/1948
3/14/1968
Vinh Long, Vietnam
US Army
Specialist 4th Class   E  Co.
Hostile fire
Anchorage, AK
Father:  Robert Melvin Piaskowski
Plett, Larry Joe
7/19/1949
7/20/1970
Thau Thien, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
B  Btry. Co.
Artillery   rocket
Anchorage,  AK

Prentice, David Shelton
9/28/1923
7/29/1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Unit H & S  CI2  BN9   MAR  3  DIV
Gunnery Sgt.
Hostile fire
Anchorage, AK
Served 20 years
Richardson, Floyd Whitley
6/13/1928
Oregon
10/4/1979
near Ba Don Quang Bihh, North Vietnam
US Air Force
Colonel
Pilot Tactical Fighter F-110
Fixed wing aircraft shot down 1979. Missing in action until remains found 1988
Anchorage, AK
Pilot of a Phantom II on combat mission  North Vietnam. Shot down. Remains recovered 1988
Father: Whitley Richardson  Mother: Mabel  F.  Huff
Rainey, Lloyd Steven
10/22/1938
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
12/12/1971
Cambodia
US Army Reserves  Chief Warrant Officer
74th Avn. Co.
Fixed wing aircraft casualty -  Pilot
Anchorage, AK
Wife:  Daisey Ann Santa
Rice, Andrew William Jr.
11/23/1948
5/23/1969
Dinh Tuong, Vietnam
US Navy
Specialist 4th Class  
Gunners mate
Hostile - drowned
Ft. Richardson, AK

Ridley, Norman Franklin
2/3/1950
1/8/1969
S. Vietnam
US Navy
Rank AA
Task Force 77
Hostile fire aboard USS Coral Sea
Metlakatla, AK

Robison, Donald Robert
8/9/1940
3/12/1968
Hua Nghia, Vietnam
US Army
Captain
Co.  M
Hostile fire
College, AK
Decoration: Army Distinguished Service Cross
Sanders, Donald Ray
1/21/1947
San Angelo, TX
3/25/1967
Tay Ninh, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st Class
Co.   B  503rd Inf.
Hostile fire
Elmendorf, AK
Infantry Direct Fire Crew
Simeonoff, Frederick Michael
9/8/1947
Kodiak, AK
4/17/1970
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
US Army
Warrant Officer
A   Co.  25th Aviation Battalion
Helicopter air casualty
Pilot
Spenard, AK
Buried  Kodiak  -  Flying at night and hit crossing cable above a river they were flying over.
Father: Kelly Simeonoff
Mother: Natalia Fadaoff
Sperl, Donald Walter
1/12/1948
Juneau, AK
5/8/1968
Kontum, Vietnam
US Army
Corporal
D   Co.  12th Inf.
Medical Specialist
Misadventure
Juneau, AK
Father: Walter M. Sperl
Mother: Clara E. Lutz
Thompson, William Arthur
4/9/1949
Ketchikan, AK
7/12/1968
Pleiku Province, Vietnam
US Army
Corporal
Company HHC
Misadventure
Ketchikan, AK
Father: Arthur  J. Thompson  Mother: Eileen M. Gillette
Vanderpool, Joe Wayne
10/26/1949
Scotia, California
3/1/1968
Quang Nam, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
Pvt. 1st Class
Unit E  Co.
Rifleman
Hostile   fire
Anchorage, AK
Father Vernon Ray Vanderpool
Walters, William Francis
1/1/1946
6/12/1970
Bac Liew, Vietnam
US Army
Chief Warrant Officer  175th Aviation Co.
Helicopter air casualty
Anchorage, AK
Father: Clarence E. Walters   Mother: Geneva Pearl Feero
Whitney, Arthur Joseph Jr.
11/14/1946
Elko, Nevada
5/5/1967
Binh Dinh, Vietnam
US Army
Pvt. 1st. Class
Field Wireman
Hostile fire
Ketchikan, AK
Father: Arthur Joseph Whitney  Mother: Frances Della Parus
Young, David Reese Jr.
3/27/1944
Washington D.C.
3/15/1968
Binh Duong, Vietnam
US Army
2nd Lt.  B Co.
5th Inf.
Drowned
Fairbanks, AK
Wife: Carol Ann Sawin
Father: Mister Young
Mother: Mary Young




































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