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HERBERT ALBERT KEHRLI

  • Wall Name:HERBERT A KEHRLI
  • Date of Birth:5/25/1928
  • Date of Casualty:2/28/1968
  • Home of Record:ORMOND BEACH
  • County of Record:VOLUSIA COUNTY
  • State:FL
  • Branch of Service:AIR FORCE
  • Rank:TSGT
  • Panel/Line:41E, 67
  • Casualty Province:BIEN HOA

DONALD ARTHUR LABONTE

  • Wall Name:DONALD A LABONTE
  • Date of Birth:3/9/1944
  • Date of Casualty:2/28/1968
  • Home of Record:HOLYOKE
  • County of Record:HAMPDEN COUNTY
  • State:MA
  • Branch of Service:NAVY
  • Rank:HN
  • Panel/Line:41E, 68
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TRI

CHARLES FRANKLIN KERR


is honored on Panel 41E, Line 68 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • Ground Casualty

    Posted on 11/23/16 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    Before dawn on February 28, 1968, Communist forces launched an assault against various Allied military installations in the Saigon area, including Bien Hoa Air Base, 15 miles north of the city in Bien Hoa Province, RVN. Bien Hoa was hit with a barrage of approximately forty 122mm rockets, resulting in 14 U.S. personnel dead and 25 wounded. Twelve of the killed were airmen and another two soldiers. The lost airmen included SGT Martin L. Bennett, SGT James Boyd, SSGT Benjamin Craig Jr., TSGT James N. Galey, SSGT Willard F. Hayes, SGT Thomas G. Hazelwood, TSGT Herbert A. Kehrli, SSGT Charles F. Kerr, TSGT Dallis Perryman, SSGT Robert L. Platt, SSGT Perry V. Shroyer, and TSGT Walter W. Vail; the two soldiers were PFC Roy W. Duncan and SGT Thomas L. Herd. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Viet Cong Lob Shells, Rockets into Allied Bases Near Saigon.” Chicago Tribune, February 28, 1968.]
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  • Help!

    Posted on 11/20/16 - by Tom Clark, Teacher ushistoryman@yahoo.com
    We need your help! Since 1986, the students of Lake Central High School in Northwest Indiana have been researching men and women from the State of Indiana who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. We are the researchers for the World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Memorials located in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. Of the1621 Vietnam casualties, we have located 1100+ families as of the date of this entry. We are now researching the men and women from the State of Illinois who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. If you have any information or photos that may help please contact us at the following: ushistoryman@yahoo.com
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  • Thank You

    Posted on 2/28/16 - by A Grateful Vietnam Vet
    Thank you Staff Sergeant Kerr for your devotion, leadership and courage.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/1/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SSGT Charles Franklin Kerr, 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 12/8/09 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Charles is buried at Old Home Cemetery in Eddyville, IL.
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