Vietnam war casualties - virtual wall

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    This really is an amazing web site. Someone spent a lot of time and effort to create it.
    First click on a state. When it opens, scroll down to the city and the names will appear.

    Then click on their names. It should show you a picture of the person, or at least their bio and the medals they’d earned.

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    Thanks for sharing...this is awesome.
    And your right, this took some serious time to gather and put together.
     
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    It's very impressive, and seeing their pictures and their medal boards complete with the service dates, start of tour date, date of "incident" and "casualty date" makes their loss more real and moving.

    Here's an example, the first one in first town in the first state, Alabama

    PERSONAL DATA
    Home of Record: Abbeville, AL
    Date of birth: 08/24/1944

    MILITARY DATA
    Service: Army of the United States
    Grade at loss: O3
    Rank: Captain
    ID No: 422564518
    MOS: 71542: Infantry Unit Commander (Airborne Qual)
    Length Service: **
    Unit: ADV TEAM 162, HQ, MACV ADVISORS, MACV

    CASUALTY DATA
    Start Tour: 09/01/1970
    Incident Date: 04/16/1971
    Casualty Date: 04/16/1971
    Age at Loss: 26
    Location: Kontum Province, South Vietnam
    Remains: Body recovered
    Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
    Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
    Casualty Detail: Misadventure (Friendly Fire)

    URL: CPT Lee Eldrige Grimsley, Abbeville, AL on www.VirtualWall.org The Virtual Wall® Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

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