Vietnam

Vietnam Roll of Honor, Obion County Tennessee

Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998, The following information contains the names of 8 military personnel who died in Vietnam and had Obion County towns listed as their home of record. Their names are listed on the Vietnam Memorial. They are a part of Obion County History and should be remembered. Edward.Ellegood@HSV.Boeing.com, Edward L. Ellegood

Last name: SMITH
First name: JACKIE GLENN
Home of Record (official): HORNBEAK
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Thursday, June 26, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
— Military —
Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 53811700
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
— Action —
Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 22, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, February 7, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Bia Dinh
The Wall: Panel 38E – Row 014


Last name: HEISSE
First name: EDWIN
Home of Record (official): RIVES
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Saturday, May 27, 1939
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
— Military —
Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: 338322174
Component: National Guard
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1331
— Action —
Start of Tour: Friday, December 4, 1970
Date of Casualty: Saturday, April 24, 1971
Age at time of loss: 31
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Hoa Nghia
The Wall: Panel 03W – Row 008


Last name: ALEXANDER
First name: CHARLES PHILLIP
Home of Record (official): SOUTH FULTON
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Monday, June 23, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single
— Military —
Branch: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Serial Number: 2109703
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0311
— Action —
Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, February 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Quang Nam
The Wall: Panel 15E – Row 067


Last name: ANDREWS
First name: JERRY LYNN
Home of Record (official): UNION CITY
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Friday, April 22, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
— Military —
Branch: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 2376255
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0811
— Action —
Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported
Date of Casualty: Saturday, May 11, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (C2) Non-hostile, died of illness/injury
Reason: Other accident (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Quang Tri
The Wall: Panel 58E – Row 018


Last name: CHAMBERS
First name: JAMES WAYNE
Home of Record (official): UNION CITY
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Saturday, December 26, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
— Military —
Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 53810483
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11C20
— Action —
Start of Tour: Wednesday, May 24, 1967
Date of Casualty: Sunday, September 17, 1967
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 26E – Row 081


Last name: COLLINS
First name: JAMES WILFORD
Home of Record (official): UNION CITY
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Tuesday, November 30, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
— Military —
Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 16729377
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 67A10
— Action —
Start of Tour: Tuesday, January 11, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 27, 1966
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss – Crashed on land (Crew member – Helicopter)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09E – Row 079


Last name: LANNOM
First name: RICHARD CLIVE
Home of Record (official): UNION CITY
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Friday, January 24, 1941
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married
— Military —
Branch: Navy
Rank: LT
Serial Number: 411620527
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1325
— Action —
Start of Tour: Friday, March 1, 1968
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, October 3, 1973
Age at time of loss: 32
Casualty type: (A3) Hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss – Crashed on land (Crew member – Fixed wing aircraft)
Country: North VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 42E – Row 019


Last name: TREVATHAN
First name: ROBERT LEWIS
Home of Record (official): UNION CITY
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Tuesday, January 18, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
— Military —
Branch: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 2376254
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0351
— Action —
Start of Tour: Monday, March 18, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, April 15, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Quang Nam
The Wall: Panel 50E – Row 009


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