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Pleiku AB, South Vietnam 1966 - 1972

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1968 Pleiku Memorial KIA / MIA Listing

Rank

Name

Country of Casualty

Date of Casuality

Status

Remains ID Date

Memorial Panel / Line

Date of Birth

Age

Home State

SGT

Jose G. Abara

S. Vietnam

Feb 07, 1968

KIA

NA

37E / 076

May 15, 1945

23

NJ

MAJ

Robert G. Lapham

S. Vietnam

Feb 08, 1968

KIA

Jul 24, 2006

38E / 032

Feb 18, 1927

40

MI

MAJ

Joseph H. Byrne

Laos

Mar 13, 1968

MIA

NA

44E / 033

Jan 28, 1925

43

IL

SSGT

James E. Bowman

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 003

Aug 29, 1933

34

TN

CAPT

Barry L. Brown

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 004

Sep 21, 1942

26

IL

SGT

Douglas J. Cradeur

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 009

Nov 15, 1947

20

LA

LT COL

Leslie E. Harris, Jr.

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 016

Mar 20, 1924

43

TN

SGT

Roy L. Lede

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 020

Jul 09, 1947

20

CA

MAJ

Teddy J. Tomchesson

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 033

Aug 18, 1929

38

TX

CAPT

Lyn D. Oberdier

S. Vietnam

May 05, 1968

KIA

NA

55E / 025

Sep 14, 1937

30

OH

LT COL

Wallace A. Ford

S. Vietnam

May 24, 1968

KIA

NA

68E / 002

Jun 13, 1924

44

WV

MAJ

Lewis P. Smith Ii

Laos

May 30, 1968

MIA

NA

62W / 002

Jan 02, 1943

24

PA

CAPT

Richard L. Russell

S. Vietnam

Jun 23, 1968

KIA

NA

55W / 022

Jun 11, 1937

31

CA

COL

Paul F. Johns

Laos

Jun 28, 1968

MIA

NA

54W / 011

Oct 12, 1931

36

IN

COL

Henry A. Tipping

S. Vietnam

Jul 02, 1968

MIA

NA

54W / 039

Feb 18, 1924

44

PA

COL

Wayne B. Wolfkeil

Laos

Aug 09, 1968

MIA

NA

49W / 037

Mar 07, 1932

36

PA

CAPT

Wayne E. Newberry

Laos

Sep 29, 1968

MIA

NA

42W / 042

Dec 16, 1938

29

IL

COL

Carl Frederick Karst

S. Vietnam

Nov 16, 1968

KIA

Aug 06, 1993

39W / 074

Oct 27, 1930

38

KS

COL

Gregory I. Barras

Laos

Dec 18, 1968

KIA

Nov 18, 1998

36W / 041

Oct 13, 1932

36

MS

Enlisted: 22, officers 50, total 72 *MIA - Died while captured

S. Vietnam: 40 Laos; 28 N. Vietnam: 3 Cambodia: 1