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VETERANS OF WALLOWA COUNTY
War Memorial
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WORLD WAR II VETERANS KILLED IN ACTION

KOREAN WAR VETERANS

KOREAN WAR VETERANS KILLED IN ACTION

VIETNAM WAR VETERANS

VIETNAM WAR VETERANS KILLED IN ACTION

 If you would like to include your family member in this list, please contactme.

At the top of the subject line, please put in Wallowa County Veteran. Please include as much information as possible. I would like to keep this page growing.
 


This picture compliments of Mona Pomraning

VETERANS WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR II

1942

AULT, William Bowen - Commander U.S.S. Lexington. Killed in Battle of the Coral Sea.

STUBBLEFIELD, Donald-Killed in action

MILLER, Jerrold-Killed in action

TRUMP, John-Died in POW camp


1943

SHAVER, Ivan E.-19 years old-Navy Sea 1/C, Lost at sea 31 May 1943

DUNBAR, Kenneth-Killed in action

THOMASON, Merl-Killed in action

WOMACK, William (Billy)-18 years old-Killed in action. On the ship Liscomb Bay. Ship was sunk near the Gilbert Islands.

GRAHAM, Raymond-23 years old-Killed in accident


1944

DAVIS, Howard-21 years old-Died of illness

BRESHEARS, Ralph-29 years old-Killed in accident

EVANS, Rodney-21 years old-Killed in accident

STRADER, James-25 years old-Killed in action

GREEN, Merle-33 years old-Killed in action 8 Aug 1944 in France. Posthumous recipient of the Purple Heart

BOWMAN, Jr. Asa-23 years old-Killed in action in Germany. Army

TUCKER, Dutch-32 years old-Killed in action

ISAACSON, Elmer-19 years old-Killed in action

MULLEN, Wilber-Killed in action

CHANDLER, Joe-Killed in action

BARNES, Willard Edwin. KIA 19 Nov 1944 in Gremacy Forest, France

VIGNE, Armand-Killed in action

PICKLE, Willard (Bobby) - KIA Phillipines, Island of Mindanoa- 1944


1945

MARKS, Earl-25 years old-Killed in action. Died on Island of Leyte.

MAKIN, Gene-21 years old-Killed in action in Germany. Posthumous recipient of the Purple Heart.

SURBER, Virgil-Killed in action

COLLINS, George-Drowned in Luzon, Phillipine Islands

PICKLE, Bob-18 years old-Killed in action

McBATH, David-20 years old-Killed in action

GOEBEL, Edwin-18 years old-Killed in action

FORTHMAN, Vandon-20 years old-Killed in action

HALL, William-19 years old-Killed in action

HALLER, Hartphey - B-29 Bomber shot down over Saipan 27 Aug 1945. All aboard perished. Posthumously awarded Air Force Medal & Flying Cross.

COURTNEY, Walter-25 years old-Killed in action

EVANS, George-26 years old-Killed in action

OTHERS


KOREAN WAR VETERANS

WULFF, Kenneth L. ; BOTTS, Norman D. ; SHUMAN, Joseph ; MURRILL, William Lewis ; ERTZ, Don

ARMY

BORNSTEDT, Frederic
CARPER, William
DENNEY, Jr. Clifford R. - PVT .
GORBETT, Wayne-Army Corps of Engineers. Germany
WARNOCK, Kenneth


NAVY

NEDROW, Roger-Navy Destroyer

STANLEY, James Jay

Served as a Navy aerial Photographer with Air Transport VR-7, FASRON 113, & VP-29 (sub-hunter squadron) all in the South Pacific.

Contributed by James Jay Stanley


AIRFORCE

MURRILL, Loren Dennis 


VETERANS WHO DIED IN THE KOREAN WAR


ARMY

DENNY Jr., Clifford R. PVT

ERTZ, Don


 

VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM WAR

ARMY

BOTTS, Ronald Gene - Infantry. Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam. Awarded 2 purple hearts/2 bronze stars
CAUDLE, David Allan
CORNETT, Fred
CORNETT, Jerry - Stationed in Niki Hork Missile Base, Alaska
CORNWELL, Jim - 1st Lt.
FORDICE, Stephen Adair - Radio Operator. AmeriCal Division, Charlie Company
REEL, George
STILSON, Jim
STROHM, Timothy Lawrence
WILCOX, Charles
WILTROUT, Gary - Helicopter Pilot. Dec 1968-Dec 1969

AIR FORCE

ALFORD, Gary
ALFORD, John
BORK, Harold Wayne
ECKLEY, Wayne Alvin

NAVY

HORNER, Michael Mervin
SURBER, David
WILLIAMSON, Jody - Hospital Corpsman, U.S.S. Saratoga

MARINES
BOYD, Daniel Zurcher
LINN, George W.
ROBERTS, Errol Wayne - Marble Mountain, Da Nang, Vietnam
ROBERTS, Everett - Logistics, 3rd Marine Division, Dong Ha, Vietnam
ROBERTS, Johny W. - Da Nange, Vietnam
ROBERTS, Susan Rae - Camp Smith, Hawaii
SMITH, David Lee
WITHERRITE, Gary - 1st Marine Division. Vietnam Aug 1969 - Aug 1970

Branch Unknown

CARTER, Bruce
JUVE, Karl - Pharmacist
NEAL, Ronald
SNYDER, Michael
SHOOPMAN, Harold


VETERANS WHO DIED IN THE VIETNAM WAR

Vietnam Oregon Casualty List

Task Force Omega



ARMY

STROHM, Timothy Lawrence; PFC; Enlisted-Enterprise. B.D. 28 Apr 48. Killed in S. Vietnam 02 Jun 68 by Hostiles. NARA Records



AIR FORCE

ECKLEY, Wayne Alvin

 CMS; Enlisted-Enterprise. B.D. 22 May 36. Missing in action from hostile fire-body never recovered from N. Vietnam. Date given as 27 Apr 68. NARA Records

Please see the page I've included aboutWayne Eckley.  His remains were returned to Wallowa County October 2000.
His daughter has sent information that should give us all pause to bow our heads and thank those who have given everything. Also their families who have given up more than we will ever know.



NAVY

HORNER, Michael Mervin; HM2; Enlisted- Joseph. B.D. 1 Nov 42. Killed in S. Vietnam 01 Nov 67 by Hostiles. NARA Records

MARINES

SMITH, David Lee; LCPL ; Enlisted- Enterprise. B.D. 12 Mar 50. Died in S. Vietnam on 28 Apr 48 from wounds to do hostile fire. NARA Records

AIR FORCE

CARTER, Bruce

NEAL, Ronald

SNYDER, Michael

STROHM, Timothy


Sources for this file:
Signal Mountain Magazine-Winter 1997 Issue
National Archives on-line records National Archives
History of Wallowa County-Wallowa County Museum Board-1983
Carving the North End Wilderness: Flora by F. Lorlene Beddow
 

Military Index

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