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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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Linda F
Find A Grave Memorial# 134849392
You made a very nice memorial for Royce Wilson, so I thought you would like to know I posted his obituary at Find A Grave Memorial# 134849392.
Added by Linda F on Jun 25, 2016 1:05 PM
Christine Roane
Thank you - Photo
Dear Victor,
Thank you for posting the photo on the excellent memorial for Lance Cpl Steven M. Henry (1946-1967).
Steve was my cousin. When I was little, he taught me how to make paper airplanes. I'm also glad there are now links to his parents on the memorial.
Thanks again and best wishes,
Christine Roane
Added by Christine Roane on Jun 25, 2016 7:25 AM
RE: Memorial 152532056
Victor: Per your request I added photo of LCpl Smith's memorial. As info, I had no problem with original photo displaying on Find A Grave. Thanks for you work with Find A Grave, especially your dedication to fallen veterans.
Added by Jimbo54 on Jun 23, 2016 8:53 AM
Don Calhoun
RE: PFC Paul David Myers

What can I say but-DUH.
I've only photographed 5,000 Mil stones, shoudda figured that one out.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 19, 2016 10:22 AM
Don Calhoun
I posted a new photo for Paul David Myers, 70044869. So...What do you think "NCM" on the stone means.

Non Combat Mortality ?????
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 19, 2016 8:00 AM
Peggy Stockton Davis
RE: HM2 William Ray Broad
You are welcome, glad I found it on the first try! I love photographing the military stones! He deserves a building named for him, thanks for the info.
Added by Peggy Stockton Davis on Jun 15, 2016 5:37 PM
Sue Ann Harfst
Fred Smart
I sent you a correction because you spelled it wrong. It is Parkhurst, not Parkhust.
Added by Sue Ann Harfst on Jun 15, 2016 1:22 PM
Harry Matthews
Please add the section and plot location at Long Island National Cemetery to your photo request. Thanks, Helen.
Added by HM on Jun 08, 2016 6:03 AM
Cemetery corrected...thanks...and thank you for your Service to our Country.
Added by Travelingal on Jun 05, 2016 5:46 AM
RE: PFC Michael Becker
This would be kind of you. If you do find the obit, if you send a picture of it to me attached to an e-mail ( I can transcribe it and add to bio. I often re-organize it a little, birth-death instead of starting with death.
Thank you in advance, and thank you for working to honor those who gave all. We were at Vicksburg, and the guide said so many of the Civil War soldiers even gave their very identity. We want to remember our heroes.
Added by MrsB on Jun 02, 2016 6:51 PM
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