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|Victor Vilionis (#47207612)|
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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
PERSONAL AWARDS OF OUR FALLEN
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
LARGEST SINGLE DAY OF CASUALTIES
March 04, 1966 Operation UTAH
2d Battalion, 7th Marines , 42 Marines and USN Corpsmen killed in action.
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|SLC-GraveHunter||RE: William Lee Miller|
I was at the grave today and all is well and yes it is Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Sandy, UT. He is buried on the west side of the cemetery very close to road 1700 South. My 11 yr old and 9 yr old can confirm! Great view of the mountains. Peace
|Lois Revenaugh||Charles R Jones # 179856566|
Thank you for your service!4
You sent an update for Charles R Jones memorial #179856566. I added his obit also.
|EDWARD ROCK||ROBERT SCHATZMAN HOLY CROSS|
I added photos of his stone and his high school graduation photo.
|Cemetarian at ST Patrick Bay Shore||Edward Corcoran|
Victor, We do have an Edward Corcoran interred in 1903. Is this the Edward your photo request was for?
Bill Lindner, 631-665-3259.
|carol fasc||Mark Corbett request|
Mark is not on Mont Calvary burial list...did look at his parents plot but they have individual flat markers...Maybe in Veteran section?? but you'd have to contact office for plot info.
|Raymond Kowalewski||RE: Dec 12, 1966|
VICTOR, THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUICK REPLY, YOUR SERVICE AND FOR WHAT YOU DO ON THIS SITE. FOR MANY YEARS I HAVE BEEN CONFUSED BY THIS STORY OF THESE TWO MARINES KIA IN THE SAME TRUCK. CPL. HESS WAS NOT IN SAME TRUCK AS LCP. VALT. ALL IN CONVOY PERTAINING TO LCP. VALT WERE FROM H BTRY, 3RD BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV. I IDENTIFIED LCP. VALT'S BODY AT GRAVES REGISTRATION ON DEC 23, 1966 AND THEN WENT TO HOSPITAL TO VISIT THE MARINE THAT WAS DRIVING THE TRUCK. HE WAS BATTERED AND BROKEN BUT AWAKE AND TALKING, I DON'T KNOW HIS NAME BECAUSE HE WAS ONLY IN NAM 8 DAYS WHEN THIS HAPPENED. I NEVER SAW HIM AGAIN AND ASSUMED HE EARNED A TICKET HOME, THEN I STARTED TO THINK MAYBE HE DIED WITHIN A FEW DAYS GOING ALONG WITH THE STORY BEING TOLD. I AM 100% POSITIVE CPL. HESS WAS NOT INVOLVED IN THE SAME INCENDENT AS LCP. VALT.
|Raymond Kowalewski||LCPL RALPH WESLEY VALT|
VICTOR,COULD PROVIDE ME WITH THE NAME OF THE SECOND MARINE THAT WAS KIA ALONG WITH LCPL. RALPH WESLEY VALT #1332568823?
THANK YOU, RAYMOND KOWALEWSKI
|JabberJest||RE: 2dLt Thomas H. Staples|
My bad. I should have realized who I was sending my note to and that you would have his Silver Star info already.
I am just so used to sending info to page managers that I forget how others like you will have it. I just want to be sure their story gets told.
Would you mind calling the cemetery office for full burial plot.
Then I'd be happy to take a picture.
Added by CJBiller on Jul 01, 2017 5:28 PM
|af||RE: FAG Memorial# 110853198|
Just added obit for George Kartalian , found obit for Margaret but no cemetery was given.
I am well. I am now a grandma, a beautiful girl named Emma.
Thank you for all that you do to honor the fallen soldiers.
Added by af on Jun 14, 2017 8:37 AM
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