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US Army,   Died: October 31st, 1969  in South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province

Robert Lee Alexander

Robert Lee Alexander was born on January 18, 1931. He enlisted in the United States Army and began his Vietnam tour on August 11, 1969. Alexander held rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His military specialty was Infantry Unit Commander and was attached to 1st Cavalry Division, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, Headquarters Company.

Alexander died in a non-hostile air crash on October 31st, 1969.

Robert is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 16w, Line 7.

Robert Lee Alexander
Charles Haskell Ayers
Charles Haskell Ayers

US Army,   Died: January  22nd 1969 in South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province

Charles Haskell Ayres was born on May 12th, 1945. In Cocke County Tennessee.

 

On January 17th 1969 while serving as a tank commander with Troop A, 3d Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Troop A came under murderous enemy fire from well concealed bunkers. Seeing a friendly vehicle disabled by enemy fire, Lieutenant Ayers, with complete disregard for his own safety, exposed himself to the intense fire as he dismounted his vehicle to help evacuate the wounded. 

 

Charles is buried at Warrensburg Cemetery in Midway, TN.

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Jimmy Darrell Cortney

US Army,   PFC Courtney died on  July 25th, 1969 through hostile action, multiple fragmentation wounds at Thua Thien province.

Jimmy Darrell Courtney was born on May 3, 1950. He had enlisted in the Army as a light wapons Infantry attached to 101st Airborne Division, 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry, D Company.

Jimmy is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 20w, Line 43

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William Cutshall

US Army,   PFC Cutshall died on January 17th, 1966 in Quang Tri province.

PFC William Cutshaw was born on April 19, 1946 in Greene County.

He had enlisted in the US Army as a light weapons infantry and attached 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Battalion, 17th Artillery, B Battery.

William is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 04e, Line 76.

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Donald Jay Fillers

US Army, Capt. Fillers died on March 8th, 1965 in Quang Tri province.

Capt. Donald Jay Fillers was born on March 8, 1939 in Greene Count.

He enlisted in the US Army and was attached to 1st Aviation Brigade, 145th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 118th Aviation Company.

Donald is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 01e, Line 125.

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Phillip Rush Fink
 

US Army,   First Sergeant Philip Rush Fink died on August 13th, 1968 due to hostile action in Thua Thien province.

First Sergeant Philip Rush Fink was born on February 7, 1927 in Greene Count. He enlisted in the US Army and began his tour on December 13, 1967 attached to 101st Airborne Division, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry, A Company.

Philip is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC.

Arnold Bryan Jackson
Arnold Bryan Jackson

US Marine Corp. PFC Arnold Bryan Jackson died on July 26th, 1969 due to hostile action in the province of Quang Nam.

 

PFC Arnold Bryan Jackson was born on January 11, 1949. He began his tour on April 5, 1969 as a Rifleman attached to 1st Marine Division, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, A Company.

Arnold is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 20w, Line 50.

James Oakley Jaynes
James Oakley Jaynes

US Marine Corp.  Lance Corporal James Oakley Jaynes died to hostile action on April 25th, 1968 in Quang Tri Province.

Lance Corporal James Oakley Jaynes was born on October 5, 1948 in Chuckey, Tennessee.

 

He began his tour on December 17, 1967. And was attached to 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines.

James is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 52e, Line 6

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James D. Kelley

US Marine Corp.  PFC Kelley died due to hostile enemy fire on September 19th, 1968, in Quang Nam Province.

PFC Kelley was born on November 13th, 1948 in Greeneville, TN. He started his tour on June 21st, 1968 as a Rifleman and was attached to Fox Company 27, 1st Marine Division, FMF.

During Operation Mameluke Thrust, also known as Operation Dodge City. Fox Company was conducting a reconnaissance in force in Quang Nam Province when it encountered a large enemy force employing heavy automatic weapons and accurate sniper fire which pinned down elements of the company and caused numerous casualties and wounded in action. Disregarding his own safety, James fearlessly exposed himself to the intense hostile fire where he succumbed to his wounds.

 

James is honored on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington, DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel  43W Line 038.

 

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William Franklin Malone
William Franklin Malone

US Army.  Corporal William Franklin Malone died due to hostile artillery rocket mortar attack on June 21st, 1969, in Quang Tin Province.

Corporal William Franklin Malone was born on November 13, 1948 in Afton Tennessee.

He was drafted into the US Army and began his tour on March 10, 1969 as a Light Weapons Infantryman.  He was attached  to 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry, E Company.

William is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 22w, Line 106.

Robert Mason
Robert Mason

US Marine Corp - Lance Corporal Robert Mason died on September 6th, 1967, in Quang Tri Province.

Lance Corporal Robert Mason was born on August 30, 1946 in Greeneville, Tennessee.

He was attached to the 3rd Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, H Company.

Robert is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 26e, Line 12

Charles Otis Neal
Charles Ottis Neal

US Army – Sergeant Neal died on October 10th, 1967 due to hostile action in Binh Duong Province.

 

Charles Ottis Neal was born on June 19, 1943 in Greene County, Tennessee.

He was drafted into the Army. He began his tour on February 24, 1967. His military occupation or specialty was Light Weapons Infantry and was attached to 25th Infantry Division, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, A Company.

Charles is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 27e, Line 85

Harvey Proffitt, Jr.
 Harvey Lee “Bud” Proffitt Jr.

US Army - PFC Harvey Lee “Bud” Proffitt Jr. died on June 11th, 1966 from hostile fire in Bihn Long Province.

PFC Proffitt was born in Greene County, TN on July 1st, 1943.  He started his tour on January 12th, 1966 and was attached to  Unit C Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.

 

Harvey is buried at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, TN, Pillar XXII, Middle Panel

Harvey is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at Wall panel Panel 08E Line 039.

Rae Kelland Rippetoe
Rae Kelland Rippetoe

US Marine Corp – Lance Corporal Rae Kelland Rippetoe died on Nevember 1th, 1970 in Quang Nam province.

 

Rae  was born on January 25, 1951 in Greene County, Tennessee. He began his Vietnam tour on July 8th, 1970 as a rifleman attached to to III Marine Amphibious Force, Cap 2 3 4.

Rae is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at Wall panel Panel 06w, Line 61.

Frank Timothy Shelton
Frank  Timothy Shelton

US Army – PFC Frank Timothy Shelton died on May 18th, 1966 due to hostile action near Hill 766 in Vinh Thanh Valley, Bien Hoa province.

 

Frank was born on April 22nd, 1943 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was drafted into the Army and began his tour August 15th, 1965 as a Light Weapons infantry and was attached to 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, D Company.

 

Frank is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 07e, Line 84

Harold Clifford Stills

US Army – PFC Harold Clifford Stills died on December 6th, 1968 in Gia Dinh province.

 

Harold was born on April 25th, 1948 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was drafted into the US Army as a light Weapons Infantry and started his tour on June 21st, 1968 and was attached 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry, A Company.

 

Harold is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 37w, Line 53.

Harold  Clifford Stills
Donnie Jay Swatsell

US Army - PFC DONNIE J. SWATSELL died on February 2nd, 1970 in Thua Thien province.

Donnie was born on September 4th, 1949 in Greene County, Tennessee.

 

Donnie is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall Panel 14w, Line 96

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Oliver Nathan Thompson

US Army - Specialist 5 Oliver Nathan Thompson died on November 14th, 1969 at LZ (Landing Zone) in Quang Tri province.

Oliver was born on November 5th, 1945 in Greene County Tennessee. He was drafted into the US Army as a Field Artillery Operations and Intelligence Assistant. He was attached to 1st Filed Force Vetnam, 2nd Battalion, 94th Artillery, Battery C.

Oliver is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 16w, Line 77.

Oliver Nathan Thompson
Floyd W Lamb Jr.

US Army – Specialist Fourth Class Floyd Watsel “Jason” Lamb Jrl. died on May 4th, 1970 in a search and clear operation  the Nui Yon Thon Mountains eight miles southwest of Tam Ky City, Quang Tin Province.

Jason was borne on October 4th, 1949 in Greene County, Tennessee. Floyd started his tour on December 10th, 1969 as a Light Weapons Infantryman attached to “The American Division”, Company B, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division.

Jason rests in the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Chuckey, Tennessee.

Jason is honored on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. Name is inscribed on Wall panel Panel 11W Line 096.

Floyd Watsel “Jason” Lamb Jr.
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