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Victor Vilionis (#47207612)
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Bio Photo United States Marine Corps Veteran, having served with H&S Co Mortar Platoon, 3d Bn, 2d Marines, 2d Marine Division, FMF 1964 - 1966, HQ Co S-2 Section, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (Rein), FMF. 1966 - 1967 Vietnam.

"Honoring the 1593 US Marines and USN Navy Corpsmen who served with the 7th Marine Regiment in Vietnam and paid the ultimate sacrifice for God, Corps, and Country with their lives."

Our Marines and Navy Corpsmen

Our First Casualty of the Vietnam War:
Thomas Robert Ames
Our Last Casualty of the Vietnam War:
Jerry Waine Steward
Our Last Casualty listed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in May 2012.
Frank Anthony Neary
Our Youngest Casualty
Patrick Eugene Sinclair Seventeen years, Nine months Old
SP 4 James Ronald StutesUSA
LCpl Kenneth John Stutes USMC
1stLt John Lawrence Banks III USAF
PFC David Lennox Banks USMC
SP 4 Budd E. Hood USA
Charles A. Hood USMC
Robert Paul Wyatt USMC
Phillip Edgar Wyatt USMC


Medal of Honor
Oscar Palmer Austin
Wayne Maurice Caron
Ralph Ellis Dias
James Donnie Howe
Jose Francisco Jimenez
Larry Eugene Smedley
Lester William Weber
Roy Mitchell Wheat
Kenneth Lee Worley

Navy Cross 20
Silver Star 89
Legion of Merit 1
Navy & Marine Corps Medal 3
Bronze Star 71
USN - USMC Commendation Medal 19
USN - USMC Achievement Medal 3


March 04, 1966 Operation UTAH

2d Battalion, 7th Marines , 42 Marines and USN Corpsmen killed in action.
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pat werthman deyoe radtke
James John Ahrens
My cousin is PFC James John Ahrens, from Wisconsin!

Birth: May 6, 1949
Death: Jun. 19, 1969
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam
Find A Grave Memorial# 21954808

God Bless and again, thank you,

Added by pat werthman deyoe radtke on Aug 18, 2014 10:32 AM
pat werthman deyoe radtke
Vietnam memorials

Thank You Sir for your Service, and also for honoring all you have through find a grave and beyond!

I am most humbled and grateful!

Also, I found you as you left flowers for my cousin, James Ahrens from Wisconsin, THANK YOU,

We have a grandma, God Bless her, 100 years young! And, honestly, to this day recalls the family receiving the news of when James was killed in Vietnam! She is a treasure, and to have a memory, like she does, is beyond incredible!

But, mainly wanted to thank you for everything !

God Bless You and all who served, forever,

Added by pat werthman deyoe radtke on Aug 18, 2014 10:28 AM
RE: PFC Michael John Synod
You are very welcome. I consider it a privilege to sponsor the memorials of our heroes.
Added by wings214 on Aug 17, 2014 1:09 PM
RE: PFC Kermit La Belle
Victor, it was more than an honor to visit PFC Kermit Labelle's grave. My husband retried from the Air Force and served in Vietnam just before we were married. Fortunately my veteran came home unharmed and it gave us the opportunity to raise a family over the past 44 years.
Words mean so little but thanks for recognizing PFC La Belles service to his country and also more than thanks to you for your service !!!!


Added by Laurie on Aug 11, 2014 1:38 PM
Phil Penny
David Belver
Tks Victor for the correction. I'm curious where you access such info and photo. Phil
Added by Phil Penny on Jul 26, 2014 6:58 AM
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Dale Ryan Buxton
I sent it in to see if the other one was moved. I did not see it when I added mine. The other one has a very large amount of burial unknown. I check everyone before I add. So many think they can move their unknown and it is ok.
Added by Stone Finders on Jul 03, 2014 11:02 AM
Diana B
Wallace Williams 121841342
This burial has been placed in the White Hopeful church of Burke County Georgia. The proper burial should be Hopeful Baptist church, African American. I have a memorial there for this person but will gladly remove it upon changing this person to the correct cemetery.
Added by Diana B on Jun 28, 2014 8:20 AM
Robert Fowler
Victor, I thought you might find this interesting. You have the entry for Robert Paul Wyatt. He was one of 39 sets of brothers to have been lost in Vietnam. His brother was Phillip Wyatt and is at the same cemetery.
Added by Robert Fowler on May 18, 2014 9:28 AM
Paul Carven
Rupert "Buddy" Carven
Hi Victor,
I just discovered your group today!
Thanks for all you do and your hard work!
Today, May 17th, Buddy's High School ( St. Sebastian's School , now in Needham, MA) will honor my brother Bud during his 55th class reunion- 55th year!!!
Where did the time go?!
St. Sebastian was the "Soldier Saint". How appropriate
Buddy died in Operation Utah on March 4, 1966, which because of your site, I discovered was the day the USMC took the most casualties in the war!
Again, thanks for your dedication.
Best, brother Paul
Added by Paul Carven on May 17, 2014 7:44 AM
The Lady in Black
Re: LCpl Robert Joseph Gosselin photo
Thank you so much for taking the photo of his final resting place. I greatly appreciate your dedication.

Added by The Lady in Black on May 13, 2014 12:28 PM
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