WJBC Memorial Wall: Vietnam War

Vietnam War Memorial Wall

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The Vietnam War Memorial Wall lists a record of names of McLean County and Livingston County residents who served and perished in that conflict.

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Name Service Rank Birthday Home Death
Baize, Gary Cecil Army Pfc 1/04/1948 Bloomington, McLean 8/19/1968
Buckles, Richard Dean Army Cpl 1/02/1950 Bloomington, McLean 2/17/1971
Buff, William Reinhart Marine Corps Cpl 11/01/1946 Bloomington, McLean 8/30/1966
Burchett, George Elmer Army Ssg 8/27/1929 Bloomington, McLean 9/18/1965
Chenoweth, Irving S. III Army 2nd Lt. 11/03/1943 Bloomington, McLean 4/13/1969
Cook, Bernard James Army Sp4 12/19/1947 Bloomington, McLean 9/17/1968
Crutcher, Terry Lynn Navy Hn 9/03/1948 Bloomington, McLean 6/24/1969
Edwards, James Walter Marine Corps Pfc 12/21/1944 Normal, McLean 7/18/1966
Embry, William Essie Army Pfc 9/16/1943 Heyworth, McLean 12/04/1967
Esch, Frank Ryan Marine Corps Pfc 2/17/1945 Normal, McLean 3/22/1966
Hoeniges, Thomas Leo Army Sgt 6/10/1946 Bloomington, McLean 6/08/1967
Jacobs, Thomas Carlyle Army Wo1 8/17/1947 Bloomington, McLean 9/13/1968
Jones, Omar David Army 1st Lt. 12/22/1943 Bloomington, McLean 5/12/1968
Little, William Walter III Marine Corps Cpl 8/10/1947 Bloomington, McLean 11/07/1967
Long, Thomas Kendrick Army Ssg 11/02/1941 McLean, McLean 4/16/1969
Madsen, Mark Eugene Marine Corps Cpl 9/06/1948 Bloomington, McLean 12/15/1968
Meyer, Edward K. Marine Corps Pfc 5/13/1948 Normal, McLean 5/15/1967
Monkman, Donald Eugene Marine Corps Pfc 2/06/1947 Bloomington, McLean 1/07/1968
Olsen, Donald Wayne Jr. Army Cpl 9/14/1947 Downs, McLean 7/03/1968
Page, David Ronald Army Ssg 7/19/1940 Normal, McLean 4/26/1967
Pinkston, Robert Gene Army Ssg 1/01/1933 Bloomington, McLean 3/14/1968
Pippin, David Wayne Army Sp5 1/11/1945 Stanford, McLean 2/14/1968
Rainey, Larry Stephen Marine Corps LCpl 10/15/1950 Heyworth, McLean 2/27/1969
Reel, William Edward Marine Corps Pfc 6/09/1945 Carlock, McLean 9/08/1966
Ridgeway, Richard Army Sp4 8/13/1951 Bloomington, McLean 5/10/1972
Schroeder, William Ray Marine Corps LCpl 2/28/1951 Bloomington, McLean 7/30/1970
Scott, David Lee Army Sp4 4/01/1947 Carlock, McLean 4/25/1968
Taylor, Donald Claude Army Cpl 8/30/1949 Chenoa, McLean 3/05/1970
Thornton, Terry Lee Army Pfc 12/13/1947 Bloomington, McLean 6/11/1969
White, Timothy Lee Army Sp4 1/31/1949 Bloomington, McLean 2/02/1968
Witzig, Raymond George Army Pfc 10/19/1947 Gridley, McLean 5/06/1968
Schmidt, Ronald Eugene Army Ssg 6/04/1949 Forrest, Livingston 5/14/1970
Sinks, Larry Eugene Navy Sn 4/29/1947 Chatsworth, Livingston 2/27/1968


From: Archives.gov



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