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  • Wall Name:JOHN L MATTOCK
  • Date of Birth:5/17/1948
  • Date of Casualty:3/12/1968
  • Home of Record:BLAINE
  • County of Record:GRAINGER COUNTY
  • State:TN
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:CPL
  • Panel/Row:44E, 28
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM


  • Wall Name:JEFFERY E MEAD
  • Date of Birth:5/25/1947
  • Date of Casualty:3/12/1968
  • Home of Record:JANESVILLE
  • County of Record:ROCK COUNTY
  • State:WI
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Row:44E, 29
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TRI


is honored on Panel 44E, Row 26 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Leave a Remembrance


  • Memories from March 12th, 1968

    Posted on 10/24/16 - by John Hanna
    To family and friends,

    I served with Randy and I was the last one with him on March 12th. I have carried his memory through the years. I've wondered if his family knew of his last day and would care to talk with me. Randy was a wonderful friend and comrad and I was privileged to be a friend to him.
    John Hanna
    cherryhanna@gmail. Com
  • We Remember

    Posted on 7/28/16 - by Robert Sage
    Randall is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Sect 33, Site 2476
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/18/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear LCPL Randall Lee McElreath, 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, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Semper Fi, Marine.

    Posted on 3/12/14 - by A Marine, Quang Tri, Vietnam
  • Thank you LCPL Randall Lee McElreath

    Posted on 3/12/04 - by Donald Lytle
    I want to thank you Randall Lee McElreath, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

    Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

    Again, although we never met personally, thank you LCPL Randall L. McElreath, for a job well done!

    It's Heroes like you, that made it possible for others like me, to return home and lead full and free lives!


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