West Alabamians in the Vietnam War

Title

West Alabamians in the Vietnam War

Subject

Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Description

Biographical information on members of the United States Armed Forces who died in the Vietnam War. Information from obituaries in the Tuscaloosa News.

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Items in the West Alabamians in the Vietnam War Collection

Private First Class Timothy C. Abrams
Pfc. Timothy C. Abrams was killed on January 3, 1967, when a structure fell on his tent. Pfc. Abrams served as a radio teletype operator with 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Pfc Abrams was a graduate of Riverside High…

According to National Archives and Records Administration. U.S., Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998, via Ancestry.com, Pfc. James E. Abston Jr. was killed on February 27, 1967, while serving with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 12th Calvary, 1st…

Gunnery Sergeant John Mark Avery
GySgt. John M. Avery was killed on October 30, 1968, while serving as a Platoon Sergeant with Company B, 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 3rd Marine Divison. Sgt. Avery was the husband of Mrs. Christine Meadows Avery and the son of Mr. and Mrs.…

Private John Theron Beck
Pvt. John T. Beck was killed on February 24, 1968, while serving with the 3rd Marine Divison. Pvt. Beck was a graduate of Gordo High School. Pvt. Beck was the husband of Mrs. Wanda Strickland Beck and the son of Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Beck Jr.A photo of…

Staff Sergeant Jerome Bell
SSgt. Jerome Bell was killed on August 16, 1968, while serving with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment. Sgt. Bell was the husband of Mrs. Annie Bell and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Wells.

Sergeant Thomas Binion
Sgt. Thomas Binion was killed on March 29, 1966, while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Sgt. Binion was the husband of Mrs. Dorothy Binion and the son of Mr. Joe Binion both of Reform.More…

Specialist Four James Arthur Bishop
Spec4 James A. Bishop was killed on April 7, 1969, while serving with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Spec4 Bishop was a graduate of Sunshine High School in Hale County.A photo of Spec4 Bishop can be found at…

According to National Archives and Records Administration. U.S., Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998 via Ancestry.com, Spc4 Woodrow W. Bishop Jr. was killed on May 5, 1969, while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry.More…

Sergeant Armin J. Blake
Sgt. Armin J. Blake was killed on March 22, 1969, while serving with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. Sgt. Blake was a native of Germany but had become a citizen of the United States in 1953. Sgt. Blake was the…

According National Archives and Records Administration. U.S., Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998 via Ancestry.com, Sgt. Fletcher was killed on May 2, 1969, while serving with the 25th Military Intelligence Detachment, 25th Infantry Division.A…