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.
 
Moorpark

Arnold Falcon Garcia, Private First Class

F CO, 2ND BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Moorpark, California
March 24, 1949 to July 14, 1969
ARNOLD F GARCIA is on the Wall at Panel W21, Line 117
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Moorpark, CA
  Date of birth:  03/24/1949
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E2
  Rank/Rate:  Private First Class
  ID No:  463828726
  MOS/RATING:  0351: ANTITANK ASSAULTMAN
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:  F CO, 2ND BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  01/20/1969
  Incident Date:  07/14/1969
  Casualty Date:  07/14/1969
  Age at Loss:  20
  Location:  Quang Tri 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/dg/GarciaAF01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel W21 Line 117
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 Charles Edward Moore, Jr, Specialist Four

RECON PLT, HHC, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Moorpark, California
September 09, 1947 to July 08, 1968
CHARLES E MOORE Jr is on the Wall at Panel W53, Line 44
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Moorpark, CA
  Date of birth:  09/09/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Specialist Four
  ID No:  56709654
  MOS/RATING:  11B20: Infantryman
  Length Service:  00
  Unit:  RECON PLT, HHC, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  01/08/1968
  Incident Date:  07/08/1968
  Casualty Date:  07/08/1968
  Age at Loss:  20
  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/dm/MooreCE02a.htm
 
ON THE WALL:  Panel W53 Line 44
 
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 Tony Palacios, Specialist Four

A CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Moorpark, California
September 24, 1948 to April 08, 1969
TONY PALACIOS is on the Wall at Panel W27, Line 40
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Moorpark, CA
  Date of birth:  09/24/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Specialist Four
  ID No:  18865745
  MOS/RATING:  11B20: Infantryman
  Length Service:  00
  Unit:  A CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  11/21/1968
  Incident Date:  04/08/1969
  Casualty Date:  04/08/1969
  Age at Loss:  20
  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/dp/PalaciosTx01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL:  Panel W27 Line 40
 
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 Walter Roderick Riggs

Private First Class
H&S CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Moorpark, California
December 28, 1947 to March 31, 1968
WALTER R RIGGS is on the Wall at Panel 47E, Line 26
 
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 PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Moorpark, CA
  Date of birth:  12/28/1947
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  United States Marine Corps
  Grade at loss:  E2
  Rank/Rate:  Private First Class
  ID No:  2410245
  MOS/RATING:  0351: ANTITANK ASSAULTMAN
  Length Service:  00
  Unit:  H&S CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  02/27/1968
  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:  Gun or small arms fire
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dr/RiggsWR01a.htm
 
ON THE WALL:  Panel 47E Line 26
 
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 Steven Gene Skelly, Specialist Four

670TH TRANS CO, 36TH TRANS BN, 500TH TRANS GROUP,
ARMY SPT CMD CAM RANH BAY, 1ST LOG CMD, USARV
Army of the United States
Moorpark, California
November 17, 1948 to November 13, 1969
STEVEN G SKELLY is on the Wall at Panel W16, Line 71
 
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PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record  Moorpark, CA
  Date of birth:  11/17/1948
 
MILITARY DATA:
  Service:  Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:  E4
  Rank/Rate:  Specialist Four
  ID No:  554766897
  MOS/RATING:  64B20: Heavy Vehicle Driver
  Length Service:  02
  Unit:  670TH TRANS CO, 36TH TRANS BN, 500TH TRANS GROUP,
          ARMY SPT CMD CAM RANH BAY, 1ST LOG CMD, USARV
 
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour:  04/30/1969
  Incident Date:  11/13/1969
  Casualty Date:  11/13/1969
  Age at Loss:  20
  Location:  Khanh Hoa Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:  Body recovered
  Casualty Type:  Non-hostile, died of other causes
  Casualty Reason:  Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail:  Vehicle loss or crash
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/ds/SkellySG01a.htm
 
 ON THE WALL:  Panel W16 Line 71


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