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WILLIAM EDWARD DICK JR

  • Wall Name:WILLIAM E DICK JR
  • Date of Birth:6/14/1947
  • Date of Casualty:9/19/1968
  • Home of Record:PITTSBURGH
  • County of Record:ALLEGHENY COUNTY
  • State:PA
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:43W, 44
  • Casualty Province:BINH DINH

JAMES ALLEN DONALDSON

JAMES ALLEN
DONALDSON
  • Wall Name:JAMES A DONALDSON
  • Date of Birth:12/28/1947
  • Date of Casualty:9/19/1968
  • Home of Record:ST LOUIS
  • County of Record:ST. LOUIS CITY
  • State:MO
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:PFC
  • Panel/Row:43W, 35
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TRI

STEVE JULIUS DOCKERY


is honored on Panel 43W, Row 35 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • I was with you that day

    Posted on 12/6/13 - by Sgt. John M. Bradley
    A sad day for me. I just found out 45 years later that you did not make it. This has crushed me. You came out onto that open field under fire to help me, Turner and Doc Headrick. We all thought your wound was a clean through hit. With doc dead we did the best we could, but I feel horrible we could not have done more. Doc and Turner did not make it, but I did. I will never understand why or how. You are a true AMERICAN HERO. GODSPEED my infantry brother.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/19/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Steve Julius Dockery, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • We Remember

    Posted on 12/2/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Steve is buried at Ironsburg Cemetery, Tellico Plains,TN. BSM-OLC PH
  • Thanks

    Posted on 11/11/09
    Thanks
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  • Thanks

    Posted on 11/11/09
    Thanks.
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  • You would be proud of Steve H

    Posted on 6/11/08 - by John Irons
    Steve has grown up to be an honorable man.
  • visiting the wall

    Posted on 3/7/05
    My 13 year old daughter will be going to Washington on May 10th with her school. She will be visiting the wall. She plans on looking for Steve on the wall. She is very excited to see his name on the wall.
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  • Bringing back the names

    Posted on 5/19/04 - by Steven Joseph Berger SpikeyTheSk8er@aol.com
    In honor of your ultimate sacrifice to guaruntee the freedom we enjoy and many times take for granted, The 8th grade class of Vonore Elementary School made it our goal to travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. and "BRING BACK THE NAMES" of our Heros from Monoroe County Tennessee. On May the 9th 2004 we reached our goal as we arrived back in Vonore aboard the bus that had taken twenty nine of our fellow students, two teachers and nine parents to Washington D.C. to see you and your fellow fallen soldiers names not only return home but return home together. We would also like to say how much we appreciate the work and training that you put yourself through to earn that label of a hero. The freedom you fought for just so we could feel safe, even if we only felt safe for a while. There will always be wars. Hopefully, we never have to see one like Vietnam again, and hopefully we'll always have couragious soldiers like you, to fight for our peace, even though as long as there is more then one country, there will never be peace. We can still cherish our peace for a little while, along with the people that fight for it. It seems that whenever man has power, he uses it, creating destructive weapons, and they think they're smart, but even though they think they're defending their own, their destroying others. Nothing justifies taking a human life. But people still have to do it. It's a "kill or be killed" world out there. All we have is the ability to survive. We will only meet peace in the end, when we have nothing to fight for, when all hopes and dreams are lost, when there is...nothing...
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  • Bring Back The Names

    Posted on 5/19/04 - by Calvin
    In honor of your ultimate sacrifice to guarantee the freedom we enjoy and many times take for granted,The 8th grade class of Vonore Elementary School made it our goal to travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington,D.C and "Bring Back the Names" of our Heros from Monore County Tennesse.On May the 9th 2004 we reached our goal as we arrived back in Vonore aboard the bus that had taken twenty nine of our fellow students, two teachers and nine parents to Washington,D.C to see you and your fellow fallen Soliders names not only return home but return home together.I would like to say that you made a grand sacrfice thanh you.You are one of the many men that sacrficed god bless you.
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  • Vonore Elem.

    Posted on 5/19/04 - by
    In honor of your ultimate sacrifice to guarantee the freedom we enjoy and many times take for granted , the 8th grade class of Vonore Elementary School made it our goal to travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington , D.C. and "bring back the names" of our Heros from Monroe county , Tennessee. On May 9th we reached our goal as we arrived back in Vonore aboard the bus that had taken twenty nine of our fellow students , two teachers and nine parents to Washington , D.C. to see you and your falled soldiers names not only return but return home altogether. Unfortunately, when we returned home, a woman who worked for the advocate and democrat section of the newspaper explained to us the we did not bring all of the local names back with us. Her father was on the wall also , and was not listed on the Monroe County web page. So in order to write our article for the newspaper , she had to say that we brought only fifteen names , even though there were only supposedly sixteen listed. So a parent who had went on the trip with us offered to go all the way back to Virginia to get that one name. We now have all sixteen names from our county , and we can now say we were the first people , as a group, to bring back all the Vietnam Veterans names from our county. We also wanted to make sure we recieved every name from monroe county. I personally was the one who traced your name off the wall. It was a honor to make positively sure that you , Steve Julius Dockery was also remembered.Thank you for the service you brought for our country. You will always be truthfully appreciated. Again ,thank you. Kelly Harold
    Vonore Elementary
    School
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  • VES bringing back the names

    Posted on 5/19/04 - by Christi Berger
    In honor of your ultimate sacrifice to guarantee the freedom we enjoy and many times take for granted,The 8th grade class of Vonore Elementary School made it our goal to travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington,DC and "Bring Back The Names" of our Heros from Monroe Cty. TN.
    On May 9th,2004 we reached our goal as we arrived back in Vonore aboard the bus that had taken 29 of our fellow students, 2 teachers, and 9 parents to Washington DC to see you and your fellow fallen soldiers' names not only return home, but return home together.We would also like to say God Bless you and America, thanks.
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  • I was the Survival Assistance Officer

    Posted on 9/28/02 - by LTC (Ret) Lynn D. Hickman
    Having just returned from a Vietnam tour, I was with the ROTC Detachment at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Assigned as Survival Assistance Officer by 3rd Army Hqs in Atlanta, I found his home place located in Monroe County, TN, along the road from Madisonville to Tellico Plains. It was a small house sitting about 50 yards south of north of the road. The highway has been realigned in this area so I am not sure of its present location (2002). I lost track of his parents, but just recently received an e-mail (13 Sep 2002) from a first-cousin who posted a remembrance. She said that Steve's Mother was still living, and he is buried next to his father. She sent me the following:

    He is buried in Coker Creek, in the extreme south east section of Monroe County, TN. Go through Tellico Plains on Highway 68 south, and after climbing a 3 mile mountain and reaching the top, you are in Coker Creek. Once you reach the top of the mountain, you will pass several churches. The first being "Sandy Lane" on the left; the "Long Ridge" again on the left. Then traveling on some 2 to 3 miles, you will pass "Coker Creek Church" on the right. Then some 4 to 5 miles (still on Highway 68) you will see the Ironsburg Methodist Church (white in color) sitting upon a hill in a stiff curve on the right. The next county road to the right is Ironsburg Road and after 2 miles it bring you to the top of a hill where the cemetery will be on the left. Steve is located near the upper left hand side of the cemetery, in one of the rows close to the road that surrounds the cemetery. Anyone in Coker Creek can direct you to the cemetery if you get lost.
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  • From your 1st cousin

    Posted on 9/5/02 - by Sonya Brannon Tate
    Steve, I was 1 year and 10 months old when you left us. But the love I have for you is great. We all miss you, Sonya

The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit www.buildthecenter.org.