Vietnam War Casualties - Santa Barbara County

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It may be the place the person entered military service, typically a nearby large city.

Santa Maria

William Joseph Cariveau, Petty Officer Second Class
 
55TH RVN RIVPATGRP, NAVAL ADV GROUP, USNAVFORV
United States Navy
Santa Maria, California
June 28, 1948 to June 26, 1970
WILLIAM J CARIVEAU is on the Wall at Panel W9, Line 93
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 06/28/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: United States Navy
 Grade at loss: E5
 Rank/Rate: Petty Officer Second Class
 ID No: 545764384
 MOS/RATING: GMG2
 Length Service: 04
 Unit: 55TH RVN RIVPATGRP, NAVAL ADV GROUP, USNAVFORV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 04/20/1970
 Incident Date: 06/26/1970
 Casualty Date: 06/26/1970
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Phong Dinh Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty (or inland waterway)
 Casualty Detail: Artillery, rocket, or mortar
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CariveauWJ01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W9 Line 93
 
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Arthuro Carrasco, Private First Class
 
A CO, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
August 04, 1946 to June 09, 1969
ARTHURO CARRASCO is on the Wall at Panel W23, Line 118
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 08/04/1946
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank/Rate: Private First Class
 ID No: 56726429
 MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
 Length Service: 01
 Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 03/06/1969
 Incident Date: 06/09/1969
 Casualty Date: 06/09/1969
 Age at Loss: 22
 Location: Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CarrascoAx01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W23 Line 118
 
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Thomas Castillo, Sergeant
 
B CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
April 03, 1944 to August 01, 1969
THOMAS CASTILLO is on the Wall at Panel W20, Line 83
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 04/03/1944
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Sergeant
 Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
 ID No: 565609676
 MOS/RATING: 11B2P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)
 Length Service: 04
 Unit: B CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 01/06/1969
 Incident Date: 08/01/1969
 Casualty Date: 08/01/1969
 Age at Loss: 25
 Location: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CastilloTx01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W20 Line 83
 
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Robert Blanco Cowell, Private First Class
 
C CO, 2ND BN, 5TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
10 December 1943 - 19 December 1966
Santa Maria, CA
Panel 13E Line 061
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Friday, 12/10/1943
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Army (Selective Service)
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank: Private First Class
 ID No:  56423190
 MOS: 11C10 Indirect Fire Infantryman
 LenSvc: Less than one year
 Unit: C CO, 2ND BN, 5TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Thursday, 09/22/1966
 Cas Date: Monday, 12/19/1966
 Age at Loss: 23
 Remains: Body Recovered
 Location: Province not reported, South Vietnam
 Type: Non-hostile, Died Of Illness/injury
 Reason: Other causes - Ground Casualty
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 13E Line 061
 
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Patrick Martin Derig, Corporal
 
B CO, 2ND BN, 327TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
November 30, 1947 to March 31, 1968
PATRICK M DERIG is on the Wall at Panel 47E, Line 20
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 11/30/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank/Rate: Corporal
 Note: Post
humous Promotion as indicated
 ID No: 18841956
 MOS/RATING: 11H1P: Infantry Direct Fire Crewman (Airborne Qual)
 Length Service: 01
 Unit: B CO, 2ND BN, 327TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/03/1967
 Incident Date: 03/31/1968
 Casualty Date: 03/31/1968
 Age at Loss: 20
 Location: Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dd/DerigPM01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 47E Line 20
 
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Manuel Anselmo Fernandez, Specialist Four
 
A CO, 3RD BN, 21ST INFANTRY, 196TH INFANTRY BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
August 03, 1952 to July 07, 1972
MANUEL A FERNANDEZ is on the Wall at Panel W1, Line 53
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 08/03/1952
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 546885885
 MOS/RATING: 11D20: Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
 Length Service: **
 Unit: A CO, 3RD BN, 21ST INFANTRY, 196TH INFANTRY BDE, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/17/1971
 Incident Date: 07/07/1972
 Casualty Date: 07/07/1972
 Age at Loss: 19
 Location: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Misadventure (Friendly Fire)
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/df/FernandezMA01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W1 Line 53
 
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Albert Randolph Fogg, III, Specialist Four
 
3RD PLT, A CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
July 11, 1946 to February 06, 1968
ALBERT R FOGG III is on the Wall at Panel 37E, Line
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 07/11/1946
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 56702427
 MOS/RATING: 11B20: Infantryman
 Length Service: 01
 Unit: 3RD PLT, A CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4TH INF DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 07/09/1967
 Incident Date: 02/06/1968
 Casualty Date: 02/06/1968
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Kontum Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/df/FoggAR01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 37E Line 55
 
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Eddie Dale Foster, Private First Class
 
D CO, 2ND BN, 60TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
November 22, 1948 to December 08, 1968
EDDIE D FOSTER is on the Wall at Panel W37, Line 63
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 11/22/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank/Rate: Private First Class
 ID No: 56726423
 MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: D CO, 2ND BN, 60TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/09/1968
 Incident Date: 12/08/1968
 Casualty Date: 12/08/1968
 Age at Loss: 20
 Location: Dinh Tuong Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/df/FosterED01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W37 Line 63
 
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Richard Allen Giovanacci, Specialist Four
 
B CO, 1ST BN, 2ND INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
February 14, 1944 to July 18, 1967
RICHARD A GIOVANACCI is on the Wall at Panel 23E, Line 85
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 02/14/1944
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 56691556
 MOS/RATING: 11B20: Infantryman
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: B CO, 1ST BN, 2ND INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 01/04/1967
 Incident Date: 07/18/1967
 Casualty Date: 07/18/1967
 Age at Loss: 23
 Location: Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died while missing
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dg/GiovanacciRA01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 23E Line 85
 
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Murvyn Eugene Hargraves, Sergeant
C CO, 2ND BN, 60TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
February 18, 1949 to July 26, 1970
MURVYN E HARGRAVES is on the Wall at Panel W8, Line 53
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 02/18/1949
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E5
 Rank/Rate: Sergeant
 ID No: 570707202
 MOS/RATING: 11B40: Infantryman
 Length Service: **
 Unit: C CO, 2ND BN, 60TH INFANTRY, 9TH INF DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/31/1969
 Incident Date: 07/26/1970
 Casualty Date: 07/26/1970
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HargravesME01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W8 Line 53
 
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Roger Alan Hickok, Specialist Four
 
HHC, 84TH ENG BN, 18TH ENG BDE, USARV ENG CMD, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
October 22, 1949 to May 17, 1970
ROGER A HICKOK is on the Wall at Panel W10, Line 57
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 10/22/1949
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 573727290
 MOS/RATING: 63B20: Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic
 Length Service: **
 Unit: HHC, 84TH ENG BN, 18TH ENG BDE, USARV ENG CMD, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/04/1969
 Casualty Date: 05/17/1970
 Age at Loss: 20 (based on date declared dead)
 Location: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of illness or injury
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Homicide
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HickokRA01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W10 Line 57
 
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William John Johnson, Specialist Five
 
187TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
Army of the United States
23 January 1951 - 12 February 1971
Santa Maria, California
Panel 05W Line 099
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Tuesday, 01/23/1951
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Army (Regular)
 Grade at loss: E5
 Rank: Specialist Five
 ID No:  566765118
 MOS: 67A1F Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice (Flight)
 LenSvc: Not recorded
 Unit: 187TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Friday, 06/13/1969
 Cas Date: Friday, 02/12/1971
 Age at Loss: 20
 Remains: Body Recovered
 Location: Province not reported, Cambodia
 Type: Hostile, Died
 Reason: Air Loss, Crash - Land - Helicopter - Crew
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 05W Line 099
 
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Dale Patrick Meehan, Corporal
 
A CO, 1ST BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
October 15, 1948 to June 25, 1970
DALE P MEEHAN is on the Wall at Panel W9, Line 91
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 10/15/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank/Rate: Corporal
 Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
 ID No: 568841062
 MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
 Length Service: **
 Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 04/06/1970
 Incident Date: 06/25/1970
 Casualty Date: 06/25/1970
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dm/MeehanDP01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W9 Line 91
 
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Thomas Charles Michehl, Chief Warrant Officer
 
Army of the United States
128TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
From Santa Maria, California
30 December 1946 - 01 June 1971
Thomas Charles Michehl is on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Panel 03W Line 061.
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Monday, 12/30/1946
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Army (Reserve)
 Grade at loss: W2
 Rank: Chief Warrant Officer
 ID No:  561663665
 MOS: 100B Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
 LenSvc: Not recorded
 Unit: 128TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Sunday, 07/12/1970
 Cas Date: Tuesday, 06/01/1971
 Age at Loss: 24
 Remains: Body recovered
 Location: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam
 Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
 Reason: Air loss or crash over land - Helicopter - Crew
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 03W Line 061
 
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homas J. Ontiveros, Private First Class
 
B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
March 23, 1946 to September 28, 1966
THOMAS J ONTIVEROS is on the Wall at Panel 11E, Line 27
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Monday, 12/30/1946
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Army (Reserve)
 Grade at loss: W2
 Rank: Chief Warrant Officer
 ID No:  561663665
 MOS: 100B Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
 LenSvc: Not recorded
 Unit: 128TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Sunday, 07/12/1970
 Cas Date: Tuesday, 06/01/1971
 Age at Loss: 24
 Remains: Body recovered
 Location: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam
 Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
 Reason: Air loss or crash over land - Helicopter - Crew
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 03W Line 061
 
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Michael Pagaling, Private First Class
 
B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Santa Maria, California
July 21, 1949 to January 02, 1969
MICHAEL PAGALING is on the Wall at Panel W35, Line 21
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 07/21/1949
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: United States Marine Corps
 Grade at loss: E2
 Rank/Rate: Private First Class
 ID No: 2414427
 MOS/RATING: 0311: RIFLEMAN
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 10/30/1968
 Incident Date: 01/02/1969
 Casualty Date: 01/02/1969
 Age at Loss: 19
 Location: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dp/PagalingMx01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W35 Line 21
 
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Donald Martin Peterson, Specialist Four
 
C CO, 4TH BN, 47TH INF RGT, 9 INF DIV
Army of the United States
26 November 1946 - 15 May 1967
Santa Maria, CA
Panel 20E Line 003
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Tuesday, 11/26/1946
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Army (Selective Service)
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank: Specialist Four
 ID No:  56687281
 MOS: 11B20 Infantryman
 LenSvc: Less than one year
 Unit: C CO, 4TH BN, 47TH INF RGT, 9 INF DIV
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Saturday, 01/28/1967
 Cas Date: Monday, 05/15/1967
 Age at Loss: 20
 Remains: Body Recovered
 Location: Dinh Tuong, South Vietnam
 Type: Hostile, Died
 Reason: Gun, Small Arms Fire - Ground Casualty
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 20E Line 003
 
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Alfred Robert Sapinosa, Specialist Four
 
A CO, 2ND BN, 14TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
April 15, 1947 to March 18, 1968
ALFRED R SAPINOSA is on the Wall at Panel 45E, Line 29
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 04/15/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 56708512
 MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: A CO, 2ND BN, 14TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 12/20/1967
 Casualty Date: 03/18/1968
 Age at Loss: 20 (based on date declared dead)
 Location: Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died of wounds
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SapinosaAR01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 45E Line 29
 
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David Alan Schultz, Specialist Four
 
C CO, 2ND BN, 34TH ARMOR, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
November 20, 1947 to September 05, 1967
DAVID A SCHULTZ is on the Wall at Panel 26E, Line 4
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 11/20/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 18771753
 MOS/RATING: 63C20: General Vehicle Repairman
 Length Service: 01
 Unit: C CO, 2ND BN, 34TH ARMOR, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 05/21/1967
 Incident Date: 09/05/1967
 Casualty Date: 09/05/1967
 Age at Loss: 19
 Location: Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Other explosive device
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SchultzDA01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 26E Line 4
 
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Jacob F. Siratt, III, Corporal
 
HQ & A CO, 23RD MED BN, AMERICAL DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
July 15, 1948 to July 19, 1968
JACOB F SIRATT III is on the Wall at Panel W51, Line 14
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 07/15/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E3
 Rank/Rate: Corporal
 Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
 ID No: 18851755
 MOS/RATING: 71B30: Clerk-Typist
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: HQ & A CO, 23RD MED BN, AMERICAL DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 01/02/1968
 Casualty Date: 07/19/1968
 Age at Loss: 20 (based on date declared dead)
 Location: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died of wounds
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Other explosive device
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SirattJF01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W51 Line 14
 
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Ira James Spittler, III, Specialist Four
 
WPNS PLT, A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
July 20, 1945 to February 05, 1967
IRA J SPITTLER III is on the Wall at Panel 14E, Line 125
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 07/20/1945
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: E4
 Rank/Rate: Specialist Four
 ID No: 56396879
 MOS/RATING: 11C2P: Indirect Fire Infantryman (Airborne Qual)
 Length Service: 01
 Unit: WPNS PLT, A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 05/24/1966
 Incident Date: 02/05/1967
 Casualty Date: 02/05/1967
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SpittlerIJ01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 14E Line 125
 
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Richard David Swayze, Private First Class
 
K CO, 3RD BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Santa Maria, California
August 16, 1944 to March 21, 1966
RICHARD D SWAYZE is on the Wall at Panel 6E, Line 35
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 08/16/1944
 
MILITARY DATA:
 Service: United States Marine Corps
 Grade at loss: E2
 Rank/Rate: Private First Class
 ID No: 2151796
 MOS/RATING: 0311: RIFLEMAN
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: K CO, 3RD BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: Not Recorded
 Incident Date: 03/21/1966
 Casualty Date: 03/21/1966
 Age at Loss: 21
 Location: Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SwayzeRD01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 6E Line 35
 
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Milford Marvin Tognazzini, Construction Mechanic 1st Class
 
A CO, NMCB-11, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
United States Navy
07 May 1934 - 07 August 1969
Santa Maria, California
Panel 20W Line 111
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Monday, 05/07/1934
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Navy (Regular)
 Grade at loss: E6
 Rank: Construction Mechanic 1st Class
 ID No:  573408337
 MOS: CM Construction Mechanic
 LenSvc: Between 8 and 9 years
 Unit: A CO, NMCB-11, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Sunday, 06/15/1969
 Cas Date: Thursday, 08/07/1969
 Age at Loss: 35
 Remains: Body Recovered
 Location: Quang Tri, South Vietnam
 Type: Hostile, Died
 Reason: Misadventure - Ground Casualty
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 20W Line 111
 
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Antonio Velasquez, Private First Class
 
C CO, 1ST BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
21 April 1948 - 24 March 1967
Santa Maria, CA
Panel 17E Line 040
 
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PERSONAL DATA
 Home of Record: Santa Maria, California
 Date of birth: Wednesday, 04/21/1948
 
MILITARY DATA
 Service: Marine Corps (Regular)
 Grade at loss: E2
 Rank: Private First Class
 ID No:  2269897  MOS: 0351 Assaultman
 LenSvc: Less than one year
 Unit: C CO, 1ST BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
 Note: Family advise of promotion to LCpl (E3)
 
CASUALTY DATA
 Start Tour: Not recorded
 Cas Date: Friday, 03/24/1967
 Age at Loss: 18
 Remains: Body Recovered
 Location: Quang Tri, South Vietnam
 Type: Hostile, Died
 Reason: Artillery, Rocket, Mortar - Ground Casualty
 
ON THE WALL: Panel 17E Line 040
 
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James Daniel Walker, Second Lieutenant
 
A CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Santa Maria, California
November 18, 1946 to June 05, 1969
JAMES D WALKER is on the Wall at Panel W23, Line 80
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
 Home of Record Santa Maria, CA
 Date of birth: 11/18/1946
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MILITARY DATA:
 Service: Army of the United States
 Grade at loss: O1
 Rank/Rate: Second Lieutenant
 ID No: O5717779
 MOS/RATING: 1542: Infantry Unit Commander
 Length Service: 00
 Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
 Start Tour: 05/10/1969
 Incident Date: 06/05/1969
 Casualty Date: 06/05/1969
 Age at Loss: 22
 Location: Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam
 Remains: Body recovered
 Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
 Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
 Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
 URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dw/WalkerJD03a.htm
 
ON THE WALL: Panel W23 Line 80

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