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State Heroes Total:
2915

Vietnam

Richard James Gaffaney Jr
1968
Fargo, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Date of Loss: July 13, 1968 / Age: 19

In THUA THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE

LESLIE LOUIS CARTER
1968
Jamestown, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Navy
Date of Loss: July 1, 1968 / Age: 24

In GIA DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR

Larry Rex Olson
1968
McHenry, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 25th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: June 19, 1968 / Age: 22

In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

John Robert Tague
1968
Burlington, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: B Co, 121st Sig Bn, 1st Inf Div
Date of Loss: June 16, 1968 / Age: 22

In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
BURNS

Charles Wendt
1968
Dickinson, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: D Co, 4th Med Bn, 4th Inf Div
Date of Loss: June 5, 1968 / Age: 21

In PLEIKU, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died of illness/injury, GROUND CASUALTY
VEHICLE CRASH

Richard Frank Triske
1968
Grand Forks, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: I Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Date of Loss: June 2, 1968 / Age: 19

In QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE

Dewayne Michael Selby
1968
Bismarck, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Date of Loss: May 26, 1968 / Age: 19

In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

Gene Honcharoff
1968
Max, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 1st Infantry Division
Date of Loss: May 26, 1968 / Age: 21

In BIEN HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE

James M Levings
1968
New Town, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 173rd Airborne Brigade
Date of Loss: May 23, 1968 / Age: 19

In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died of illness/injury, GROUND CASUALTY
ACCIDENTAL HOMICIDE

George Elwood Tongen
1968
Walhalla, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: A Co, 4th Bn, 9th Infantry Regt, 25th Inf Div
Date of Loss: May 21, 1968 / Age: 20

In HUA NGHIA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

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