Vietnam War Casualties - Ventura County

Source:  The Virtual Wall

Note on The Virtual Wall website:
The official home of record may or may not be that person's birthplace or home town.
It may be the place the person entered military service, typically a nearby large city.
 
Camarillo

Kenneth Dale Combs, Sergeant

A CO, 2ND BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Camarillo, California
May 05, 1947 to August 27, 1968
KENNETH D COMBS is on the Wall at Panel W46, Line 39
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  05/05/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E5
  Rank/Rate:  Sergeant
  ID No:  56698245
  MOS/RATING:  11B2P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  A CO, 2ND BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  12/20/1967
  Incident Date:  08/27/1968
  Casualty Date:  08/27/1968
  Age at Loss:  21
  Location:  Hau Nghia 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/CombsKD01a.htm

 ON THE WALL:  Panel W46 Line 39

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 James Henry Cooney, Corporal

MORTAR BTRY, 3RD BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Camarillo, California
July 31, 1945 to July 04, 1967
JAMES H COONEY is on the Wall at Panel 22E, Line 123
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  07/31/1945
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Corporal
  ID No:  2234700
  MOS/RATING:  0811: FIELD ARTILLERY CANNONEER
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  MORTAR BTRY, 3RD BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  Not Recorded
  Incident Date:  07/04/1967
  Casualty Date:  07/04/1967
  Age at Loss:  21
  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/dc/CooneyJH01a.htm

ON THE WALL:  Panel 22E Line 123

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 Russell Gene Hofer, Corporal

A CO, 2ND BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Camarillo, California
February 06, 1949 to July 27, 1968
RUSSELL G HOFER is on the Wall at Panel W50, Line 19
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  02/06/1949
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E3
  Rank/Rate:  Corporal
  Note:  Posthumous Promotion as indicated
  ID No:  18841464
  MOS/RATING:  11B1P: Infantryman (Airborne Qual)
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  A CO, 2ND BN, 506TH INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  12/02/1967
  Incident Date:  07/27/1968
  Casualty Date:  07/27/1968
  Age at Loss:  19
  Location:  Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Hostile, died outright
  Casualty Reason:  Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail:  Other explosive device
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HoferRG01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL:  Panel W50 Line 19
 
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 Weden Gary Humphrey, Sergeant

116TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Camarillo, California
May 28, 1946 to February 01, 1968
WEDEN G HUMPHREY is on the Wall at Panel 36E, Line 52
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  05/28/1946
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Sergeant
  Note:  Posthumous Promotion as indicated
  ID No:  18835831
  MOS/RATING:  67N20: UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  116TH AHC, 11TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  02/28/1967
  Incident Date:  02/01/1968
  Casualty Date:  02/01/1968
  Age at Loss:  21
  Location:  Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Hostile, died outright
  Casualty Reason:  Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail:  Artillery, rocket, or mortar
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HumphreyWG01a.htm

ON THE WALL:  Panel 36E Line 52

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 Lewis Albert Kimmel, Jr, Private First Class

H CO, 2ND BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Camarillo, California
May 23, 1944 to March 04, 1966
LEWIS A KIMMEL Jr is on the Wall at Panel 5E, Line 105
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  05/23/1944
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E2
  Rank/Rate:  Private First Class
  ID No:  1903455
  MOS/RATING:  0311: RIFLEMAN
  Length Service:  03
  Unit:  H CO, 2ND BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  Not Recorded
  Incident Date:  03/04/1966
  Casualty Date:  03/04/1966
  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/dk/KimmelLA01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL:  Panel 5E Line 105
 
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 James Roland Plake, Lance Corporal

A CO, 1ST BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Camarillo, California
November 29, 1948 to October 29, 1967
JAMES R PLAKE is on the Wall at Panel 28E, Line 97
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  05/23/1944
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E2
  Rank/Rate:  Private First Class
  ID No:  1903455
  MOS/RATING:  0311: RIFLEMAN
  Length Service:  03
  Unit:  H CO, 2ND BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  Not Recorded
  Incident Date:  03/04/1966
  Casualty Date:  03/04/1966
  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/dk/KimmelLA01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel 5E Line 105
 
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 Philip Clark Stafford, Specialist Four

120TH AVN CO, 210TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP,
1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Camarillo, California
June 24, 1945 to April 01, 1969
PHILIP C STAFFORD is on the Wall at Panel W28, Line 105
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  06/24/1945
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Specialist Four
  ID No:  18852386
  MOS/RATING:  67N20: UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  120TH AVN CO, 210TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  09/03/1968
  Incident Date:  04/01/1969
  Casualty Date:  04/01/1969
  Age at Loss:  23
  Location:  Gia Dinh Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Non-hostile, died of other causes
  Casualty Reason:  Helicopter - Crew
  Casualty Detail:  Air loss or crash over land
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/StaffordPC01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel W28 Line 105
 
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 Robert Joseph Treasure, Lance Corporal

TRUCK CO, H&S BN, 1ST FORCE SVC RGT, FORCE LOG CMD, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Camarillo, California
March 03, 1948 to October 16, 1968
ROBERT J TREASURE is on the Wall at Panel W41, Line 67
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  03/03/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E3
  Rank/Rate:  Lance Corporal
  ID No:  2349978
  MOS/RATING:  3531: MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  TRUCK CO, H&S BN, 1ST FORCE SVC RGT, FORCE LOG CMD, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  12/15/1967
  Incident Date:  10/16/1968
  Casualty Date:  10/16/1968
  Age at Loss:  20
  Location:  Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Non-hostile, died of other causes
  Casualty Reason:  Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail:  Drowned or suffocated
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dt/TreasureRJ01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel W41 Line 67
 
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 Barton John Uplinger, Captain

VMO-6, MAG-36, 1ST MAW, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Camarillo, California
September 02, 1942 to February 19, 1968
BARTON J UPLINGER is on the Wall at Panel 40E, Line 33
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  09/02/1942
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  O3
  Rank/Rate:  Captain
  ID No:  093496
  MOS/RATING:  7563: PILOT HMH/M/L/A (I)
  Length Service:  03
  Unit:  VMO-6, MAG-36, 1ST MAW, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  Not Recorded
  Incident Date:  02/19/1968
  Casualty Date:  02/19/1968
  Age at Loss:  25
  Location:  Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Repatriated:  06/21/1968 (Returned to US soil)
  Identified:  09/10/1968
  Casualty Type:  Non-hostile, died while missing
  Casualty Reason:  Helicopter - Noncrew
  Casualty Detail:  Air loss or crash over land
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/du/UplingerBJ01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel 40E Line 33
 
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 Richard Alwin Weske, Specialist Four

191ST AHC, 214TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Camarillo, California
February 23, 1947 to May 21, 1968
RICHARD A WESKE is on the Wall at Panel 65E, Line 3
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Camarillo, CA
  Date of birth:  02/23/1947
  This page Copyright© 1997-2013 www.VirtualWall.org
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Specialist Four
  ID No:  56698317
  MOS/RATING:  67N2F: UH-1 Helicopter Repairer (Flight Qual)
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  191ST AHC, 214TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  05/22/1967
  Incident Date:  05/21/1968
  Casualty Date:  05/21/1968
  Age at Loss:  21
  Location:  Long An Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Hostile, died of wounds
  Casualty Reason:  Helicopter - Crew
  Casualty Detail:  Air loss or crash over land
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dw/WeskeRA01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel 65E Line 3

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