Our Memorial Wall

It is with great sorrow that we post names of crewmembers that gave their life. We should never forget these brave members of the 15th Medical Battalion.

CPT Charles Franklin Kane Jr.
12 Oct 65 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: COLLINGDALE, PA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, September 8, 1937
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 1542
Start of Tour: Monday, August 16, 1965
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, October 12, 1965
Age at time of loss: 28
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Province: Binh Dinh
The Wall: Panel 02E - Row 120
Burial: Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ
Plot: Section U Site 057A
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
PFC Frank David Garrett
28 Oct 65 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: Scurry, Texas
Date of Birth: October 31, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
Date of Causality: October 28, 1965
Age at Time of loss: 19
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 3E - Row 1
Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Scurry, TX
Plot: 35983409

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WO1 George Warren Rice
18 Dec 65 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: PENSACOLA, FL
Date of Birth: Thursday, April 7, 1938
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 062B
Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 17, 1965
Date of Casualty: Saturday, December 18, 1965
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 04E - Row 025
Burial: Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL
Plot: 30, 0, 604
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
PFC Rudolph Jackymack
4 May 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: DETROIT, MI
Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 1, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 11B10
Start of Tour: Monday, November 29, 1965
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 4, 1966
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 07E - Row 026
Burial: Saint Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, MI
Plot: Sec I-1 Lot 33 Grave 10
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
CPT Donald Coles Woodruff
20 Jul 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: BARTOW, FL
Date of Birth: Sunday, June 19, 1938
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): Unknown
Start of Tour: Tuesday, November 9, 1965
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 20, 1966
Age at time of loss: 28
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E - Row 050
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Bartow, FL
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
1LT Dennis Boyd Easley
20 Jul 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: ARLINGTON, TX
Date of Birth: Sunday, October 11, 1936
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 1981
Start of Tour: Thursday, June 30, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 20, 1966
Age at time of loss: 29
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E - Row 046
Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, TX
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
SP5 Charles Samuel Ridout, Jr.
20 Jul 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: WASHINGTON, DC
Date of Birth: Friday, July 15, 1938
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 91B20
Start of Tour: Wednesday, December 15, 1965
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 20, 1966
Age at time of loss: 28
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Helicopter, non-crew)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E - Row 049
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA
Plot: Section 52 Site 1451
Ridout
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SP4 Clifford Sherman Bratcher
20 Jul 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: FORT WORTH, TX
Date of Birth: Wednesday, December 18, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 12A10
Start of Tour: Thursday, December 16, 1965
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 20, 1966
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E - Row 044
bratcher
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PFC Douglas Mason Kyser
20 Jul 66 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: KEW GARDENS, NY
Date of Birth: Saturday, June 24, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): Unknown
Start of Tour: Tuesday, February 22, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 20, 1966
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E - Row 047
Burial: Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, NY
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
SP4 Norman Kent Doud
15 Jul 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: HARTFORD, CT
Date of birth: August 19, 1944
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 91G20
Start Tour: April 24, 1968
Date of Casualty: July 15, 1968
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Vehicle loss or crash
Province: Thua Thien
The Wall: Panel W52 Line 34
Burial: Barkhamsted Center Cemetery,
Barkhamsted, CT
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
CPT Armand Alvin Sylvestre
15 Jul 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: NASHUA, NH
Date of birth: May 11, 1936
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): Unknown
Start Tour: May 20, 1968
Date of Casualty: July 15, 1968
Age at time of loss: 32
Casualty type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Vehicle loss or crash
Province: Thua Thien
The Wall: Panel W52 Line 37
Burial: Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua,CT

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SP4 Ronald Gale Trogdon
19 Jun 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: ASHEBORO, NC
Date of Birth: Thursday, July 25, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 67N20
Start of Tour: Tuesday, September 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Monday, June 19, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Kontum
The Wall: Panel 22E - Row 022
Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery, Asheboro, NC
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
CPT Kurt Lloyd Kuhns
8 Sep 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: ST PETERSBURG, FL
Date of Birth: Friday, November 15, 1940
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 1981
Start of Tour: Tuesday, May 30, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, September 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 26
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 26E - Row 035
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Plot: Section 30 Site 2073 LH
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
WO1 Roger Clarke Rose
8 Sep 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: PASADENA, CA
Date of Birth: Saturday, October 23, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 062B
Start of Tour: Sunday, March 5, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, September 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 26E - Row 037
Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA
Plot: Wee Kirk Churchyard
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SP4 Francis E. Glazebrook, Jr.
8 Sep 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: BUSSEY, IA
Date of Birth: Tuesday, July 9, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 51M20
Start of Tour: Monday, October 17, 1966
Date of Casualty: Friday, September 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 26E - Row 035
Glazebrook
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SP4 Dalton Truro Goff
8 Sep 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: NEW CASTLE, PA
Date of Birth: Tuesday, July 10, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 91D20
Start of Tour: Thursday, June 15, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, September 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Helicopter, non-crew)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 26E - Row 035
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, PA
Plot: Pines, Lot 130, C-2

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SP4 Larry Gay Lance
8 Sep 67 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: HORSE SHOE, NC
Date of Birth: Saturday, September 14, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 67N20
Start of Tour: Sunday, November 27, 1966
Date of Casualty: Friday, September 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 26E - Row 036
Burial: Mount Gilead Baptist Cemetery, Mills River, NC
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
WO1 Thomas Ronald Pursell
19 May 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: YAKIMA, WA
Date of Birth: Friday, September 17, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 062B
Start of Tour: Thursday, January 18, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, May 19, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Province: Thua Thien
The Wall: Panel 63E - Row 016

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1LT Stephen Carl Beals
26 Nov 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: DALLAS, TX
Date of Birth: Sunday, August 2, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 1981
Start of Tour: Tuesday, June 4, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, November 26, 1968
Age at time of loss: 26
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 38W - Row 064
Burial: Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
WO1 James Donald Doran
26 Nov 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ
Date of Birth: Sunday, July 20, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 062B
Start of Tour: Friday, January 5, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, November 26, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 38W - Row 065
Burial: George Washington Memorial Pk,
Paramus, NJ

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SP5 Johnny Glen Gregg
26 Nov 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: HOUSTON, TX
Date of Birth: Sunday, September 28, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 91B20
Start of Tour: Thursday, January 11, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, November 26, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 38W - Row 066
Burial: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, TX
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
KIA 15th Med Bn soldiers
SP4 John Stephen Alling, Jr.
26 Nov 68 15th Medical Battalion (1st Cav.)
Home of Record: AUBURN, NY
Date of Birth: Friday, August 20, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty): 67N20
Start of Tour: Saturday, February 17, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, November 26, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land
(Crew member - Helicopter)
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 38W - Row 064
Burial: West Cemetery, Bristol, CT

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