Vietnam Casualties from Fayette County

SP4 Edward Hugo Beyer

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery
Schulenburg

SP4 - E4 - Army - Regular
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 11, 1948
From Schulenburg
His tour of duty began on Nov 05, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 09, 1970
in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground casualty
Multiple fragmentation wounds
Body was recovered
Religion: Roman Catholic

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 12W - - Line 111

Sgt Harold Degner

La Grange City Cemetery

SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
Co E 1 Bn 7 Cav, 1st Cav Division (AMBL)
26 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 17, 1942
From Round Top
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Dec 14, 1968
Casualty was on Mar 17, 1969
in Bien Hoa, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground casualty
Other Causes
Body was recovered
Religion: Missouri Synod Lutheran

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 29W - - Line 60

PFC Joe Johnny Janak

Ellinger Catholic Cemetery

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
Co B 9 Inf, 25th Infantry Division
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Sep 21, 1946
From Columbus
His tour of duty began on Apr 16, 1968
Casualty was on May 12, 1968
in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground Casualty
Multiple fragmentation wounds
Body was recovered
Religion: Roman Catholic

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 59E - - Line 5

Capt Floyd Wayne Kaase

Burial Place Unknown

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve
28 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 14, 1938
From Schulenburg
Length of service 6 years.
His tour of duty began on Oct 20, 1966
Casualty was on May 28, 1967
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile, died of illness/injury
Helicopter - Crew
Air loss, crash on land
Body was recovered
Religion: Missouri Synod Lutheran

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 21E - - Line 5

Sgt Arnold John Kulhanek

Fayetteville Catholic Cemetery

SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
Co D 5 Cav, 1st Cav Division (AMBL)
22 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 12, 1947
From Fayetteville
His tour of duty began on Nov 02, 1969
Casualty was on Jun 02, 1970
in Binh Duoung, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile, died of illness/injury
Ground casualty
Other accident
Body was recovered
Religion: Roman Catholic

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 09W - - Line 2

Son of Theo. & Annie Kulhanek

L Cpl Thomas Wayne Lenz

Florida Chapel Cemetery

LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Regular
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Mar 09, 1948
From Moulton
Length of service 3 years.
His tour of duty began on May 17, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 22, 1969
in Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Hostile, Helicopter - Crew
Air loss, crash on land
Body was recovered
Religion: Protestant

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 26W - - Line 26

PFC Robert James Stavinoha

La Grange City Cemetery

PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular
Co K 27 Mar 1 Mar Div
18 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Aug 01, 1949
From La Grange
His tour of duty began on Feb 20, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 21, 1968
in Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground Casualty
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Body was recovered
Religion: Roman Catholic

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 51E - - Line 25

Cpl Willie Ray Thompson

La Grange City Cemetery

CPL - E4 - Army - Selective Service
11th Light Infantry Brigade
20 year old Single, Negro, Male
Born on Oct 29, 1947
From SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
His tour of duty began on Jan 15, 1968
Casualty was on Jun 26, 1968
in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground Casualty
Drowned, Suffocated
Body was recovered
Religion: BAPTIST

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 54W - - Line 4

PFC Robert Eugene Urbanovsky

Fayetteville Catholic Cemetery

PFC - E3 - Army - Regular
1st Infantry Division
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Feb 04, 1945
From Houston (origimally Fayetteville)
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jan 17, 1966
Casualty was on Mar 24, 1966
South Vietnam
Hostile, ground casualty
Gun, small arms fire
Body was recovered
Religion: Roman Catholic

Name on Vietnam Memorial: Panel 06E - - Line 46

Capt. Gerald James Walla

21 Nov 1939 - 21 Jan 1969

23 Bomb Sq AF

Air Medal

Alta Mesa Private Cemetery
Los Altos, California

Veterans' cemetery photos are courtesy of Sherie Knape, Donna Green, and Kathy Carter of the Fayette Heritage Archives & Museum.

Other information from The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall Page

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who died while serving our country, please contact Rox Ann Johnson.