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Austin County Veterans who served during the Vietnam War





Our thanks to Joy Neely who  compiled most of this information.  Our sincere appreciation for her ongoing efforts to supply genealogical data to us all! 

Note: In the Source column, BT indicates Bellville Times, and SN , Sealy News.

Other abbreviations are:  DC = Death Certificate

                                                       DF = V.A. Death File                

                                           DR = Discharge Record


If you are aware of other available military records or can provide us with such records, please contact Jane Keppler.



Surname First Name(s) Rank,  Other Information Cemetery Source
Bailey Wendell Lamar YNCS US Navy Baton Rouge Ntl Cem. VA death file; US Vet gravesites
Baranowski David Earl US Navy to 1960 OKC  
Barnett James F Sgt. Air Force St. Mary, Smithville U. S. Vet. gravesites
Barrett Robbie Ray SP5 US Army PR mil. tombstone
Bartos Jerry Jim US Army Immac. Sealy military marker
Biel Harvey Kenneth US Army 1959-61, Resv to 1965. Forest Pk.East Cem. Webster, Tx BT obit,
Binns Byrne Louis US Navy Houston Ntl Cem. BT Obit, VA death file
Boehm Larry Joe Pfc. CO A  US Marien Corps died in Vietnam San Felipe Cem tombstone
Boehme Calvin Homer "Kelly" SPr US Army 1958-1964 New Ulm mil tombstone
Bolten Deroy, Jr. FN US Navy MillheimCeme. tombstone
Bookout John Charles ENCS US Navy 1941-61 Houston Nt. Cem. BT obit
Borgeson Geoffrey Charles US Army   BT obit, VA death file
Brashear Sidney Earl US Navy SeaBees Oak Knoll BT obit
Brast Richard TX S.P. 5, US Army PubSealy SN-6/28/79 & tombstone sec 7
Brune Leebert Andrew Spec 4th class 1968-1969   Family
Brussard Charles Kenneth Sgt. US Army Houston Ntl. Cem U. S. Vet. gravesites
Brown Gary Wilson US Air Force 1966-72 Sgt. Fire Controll Houston Ntl Cem. U. S. Vet. gravesites, BT obit
Burditt Douglas W.  Sp 5 U S Army Dotson tombstone
Cable Perry J. US Navy 3rd Btt.Medic Corps 1964-68, 4th Marine Reg.    
Camp Floyd (Raymond US Army Private 1st Class 1954-56 Copperas Cove Cem US Vet Gravesites
Caldwell Tolly Rex Sr. US Air Force Korea & V.N National tombstone
Cardwell Wilbur Franklin Msgt, US AF 21 years   VA, SN-1/16/09
Clark Roy "Cage"  US Army   BT-3/12/92
Coody Alvin US Army 1962-1966 San Felipe SN 12/6/2012
Coody Leroy SP4 US Army San Felipe military tombstone; Death Cert. 55359
Crutchfield James Clifton, III  Commander U. S. Navy    
Dahse Verdis C. SP 4 US Army   #457-72-6448
Davis Elige, Jr. Spec E 4 Co A 13 Signal Batt 1st Air Cav.   1965-1967 tour of duty
DeFoy Harry Joe US Army   BT obit
Deutrich Wilbert Ray SP4 US Army Oak Knoll BT obit
Edwards John B US Navy PR mil. tombstone
Esquivel John R SP4 US Army 1960-63 Oak Knoll BT obit; US Vet. Gravesites
Faircloth Billy E.  M/Sgt. U. S. Army CatSpringCeme BT-10/8/98
Foytik Johnnie  T Sgt. USAF PubSealy SN-6/28/79 & tombstone sec 7
Fuchs Sylvester Joseph, Msgr LTC, US Army Reserves 1963-85 Ch Visitation Cath. Cem. Westfalia, Tx. BT obit, VA death file, US Vet. Gravesites
Gentry Eddie Gene GYSGT US Marine Corps Houston Ntl. Cem BT obit, US Vet. Gravesites
Gonyer Ivan Lee, Jr.  US Army PubSealy BT-11/7/96 p. 4
Hansard Tommy Vell US Navy OKc Houston MemOaks obit
Harlan James William SP5 US Army PR mil. tombstone
Hattox Tommy Carlson US Army 1969-71 Houston Ntl. Cem BT obit
Hegemeyer Eddie C, Jr. Spr4US Army I_ICChurch mil. tombstone
Heinlen Russell M MSSN US Navy PR mil. tombstone
Hines James Doyle Jr. SN US Navy, Korea & Viet Nam I_Pilgrims_Rest tombstone
Hollis Ira Lee  US Army Gregory,TX BT-10/10/85
Hunt Dudley Charles US Navy USS Robinson. USS Gearing Houston Ntl.
Ivy Truett W US Navy San Felipe military tombstone
Jackson Stanley Allen US Marine   Family
Jasek Wiliam Terrell Sp4E4 U.S. Army AUS Arty 1960-66   Disc. Record
Jones Joe Wayne US Army PubSealy tombstone 
Jordan William Ray SP4 US Army PR mil. tombstone
Kainer Lawrence Alfred  US Air Force1961-1965 CathSealy BT-11/12/98 p. 4 ; VA death file
Kanter L. Erick  (Lawrence) Lt. 7th Fleet U. S. Navy New Ulm info from L. Erick Kanter
Kiker Karl M Sp5 US Army1961-1964 Immac. Sealy military marker, VA death file
Klopsteck Wilmer US Army Spec E 5 35th Eng. Batt.   Dierking's list
Koehler Buford Ray, Jr. Colonel Army Signal Corps    
Krumrey Melton Arien US Navy OKc US vet. Gravesites
Krumrey Ronald Edward US Army OKc BT obit; VA
Krueger Douglas Wayne   OKa  
Lahrmann Woodrow Larry SW2  US Navy OKCc tombstone , DC; VA
Leenen Jake E US Navy 1959-1985 living  
Lehman David Gene US Navy PR mil. tombstone
Lewallen Joe Bob US Army PR BT Obituary
Lunbeck Stanley Laurence Sgt. U. S. Air Force MethCemIndus tombstone & BT 4/14/88 p. 15 V. A.  death cert, death file.
Lyons Stuart Thomas 1968-1974 OKc M DC; VA
Maass Harold Wayne SP4 US Army OKb US Vet. Gravesites
Machala Larry Charles SP4 US Army Immac. Sealy military marker
Magallanes Ruben (Bobby)  US Army Sp 4, wounded San Felipe Cem BT-12/25/97 p. 4 ; military tombstone
Mahaffey William Louis  S/Sgt Air Force  Killed in Vietnam San Felipe Cem tombstone
Maher Ed, Jr. Sgt. US Air Force 1963-1967   info Ed Maher, Jr.
Marek Perry Lee US Army 1960 1962 PR BT Obit.; VA
Marik Jimmy      
Marquis John Roldney, Sr. US Army OKc BT obit.
Martin Barry Leone GM3 US Navy PR BT-5/28/92 p 7; VA; tombstone
McCain Freddie Leon  Sgt. USMC GAngelWallis tombstone
McIntyre David Roderick A1c US Air Force PR mil. tombstone
McNeil Robert Army Williams Obit
Miller Arthur Lee Pfc US Army Samuel Ceme tombstone
Morgan Robert Eugene US Navy OKc US Vet. Gravesites
Moudry Charles Ray  SP4 CoA 39 Inf 9 Div  US Army--KIA OKb tombstone
Ness James Dennis SP4 US Army PR mil. tombstone
Novosad Alois C SP4 US Army Immac Sealy military marker
Odom James Richard Jr. US Navy 1961-67 PR VA death file
Ottmer David H. Sgt. American Div. 196th Light Inf Brigade   info from family
Pekar Louis Leon US Army Immac Sealy VA death file
Potts Michael Allen US Army 1967-1970 OKc BTobit; VM; VA
Pouncy Melvin Earl, Sr. Bul 3 US Navy Seabees 1964-1968 MillheimCeme. wife:  Sealy
Quinton David Carl RD2 US Navy San Felipe military tombstone
Ralls Sidney C US Marine Corps   BT obit
Remmert Earl Ray Seaman, USNR OKb DC
Rogers Joseph Benton US Army/ Sgt US Marine Corps New Ulm mil tombstone
Rogers Roy Frank  Navy New Ulm tombstone
Rohan Franklin A. SP4 Air Frame Repmn 3rd US Army   Wallis, TX info from family
Schramm Leeland Frank US Army 1957-1963 National Knesek obit.
Selig Frederick Henry Jr. US Navy 1961-66 PR VA death file
Shafer Tommy Lee EN3 US Navy S_Catholic mil tombstone
Sisa Ladgie Reuben US Army National mil tombstone
Smith Roy   PRC colored tombstone
Smith Harold M., Jr. Lt. US Navy pilot U. S. S. Kitty Hawk   family
Solis Jesse Espinoza  US Army S_Catholic BT-7/10/9 p. 4; military marker
Steck Michael Ernest SGT Air Force 1969-73 Houston Ntl. Cem. BT obit.
Stepan David Ray SP4 US Army National mil tombstone
Susen Delmer John Jr Pvt US Army PR mil tombstone
Tapley Donald Ray US Air Force San Felipe SN: 11/26/2008
Taylor James Lanier US Navy PubSealy BT-11/6/97 p. 4
Taylor Olen L., Jr. WO2 USMCRET S#450909331 Marines MCAB, 1st Div. Danang    
Teague James Milton GM 3 US Navy: W2, Korea, VN PR VM, BT Obit, VA, tombstone
Touchette Bernard Lawrence US Air Force 1957-79 Houston Ntl. Cem BT obit; VA death file.
Tull Michael  Sgt 561st TAC Fighter SQ    
Ueckert Bruce Wayne US Navy Ready Reserves 1953-61 OKc VM; BT obit
Vesely Daniel     BT-7/18/46, Family
Walton Paul Calvin US Army OKa
Waltrip James McMurry 1stLt US Army National Ho.Chr 5/15/08
Werner John Ralf SGT US Marine Corps OKa DC; VM; VA
Wickel Nolan Bernard  US Army Germania Ceme BT-3/5/98
Wienecke Floyd R SP5 US Army PR BT Obit; tombstone
Wiktorik Joseph Arnold Jr. Pfc US Army PR BT Obit; tombstone
Willoughby Jim US Air Force Sealy tombstone sec 7 & BT-1/19/95p.6
Young Donald Curtis SP4 US Army PR BT Obit; tombstone
Zlrnicek John E. Colonel; Army Signal Corps    


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