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CHARLES EDWARD WALKER

CHARLES EDWARD
WALKER
  • Wall Name:CHARLES E WALKER
  • Date of Birth:10/3/1943
  • Date of Casualty:5/29/1966
  • Home of Record:MAGNOLIA
  • County of Record:COLUMBIA COUNTY
  • State:AR
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Line: 7E, 123
  • Casualty Province:THUA THIEN

KENNETH WILLIAM WICKEL

  • Wall Name:KENNETH W WICKEL
  • Date of Birth:1/19/1945
  • Date of Casualty:5/29/1966
  • Home of Record:WEST LAWN
  • County of Record:BERKS COUNTY
  • State:PA
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:CPL
  • Panel/Line: 7E, 124
  • Casualty Province:THUA THIEN

WALTER JOSEPH WETZEL


is honored on Panel 7E, Line 124 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • True Hero

    Posted on 5/17/16 - by Laurie Wetzel Morra
    Joe sacrificed all to save his brothers. He dove onto a hand grenade so that his friends wouldn't be harmed. There is a memorial in Howard Beach, NY, that is the Wetzel Triangle. Dedicated to Joe. I grew up with stories of Joe and his short life. My dad was his first cousin. Joe was the "baby" cousin, being 7 years younger.

    Never forget our heroes!
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  • Carrying traditions

    Posted on 2/21/16 - by Joe Connolly
    I unfortunately never knew him. I was born in 1990. I was jogging by and I remembered the stories my family told about him. It seemed proper to stop and pay respects. Its a moving experience here, especially knowing we grew up in the same neighborhood and went to the same school. My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.
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  • Grade School mate

    Posted on 9/7/15 - by Darlene Zecchini
    Walter wasone of the nicest guy in our class...We were young and I remember him as a smart kid..always knew the work..Manners, kind and with a great smile. I remember him always, all through these many years..I honor his efferts to keep us all free..
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  • Wetzel Triangle

    Posted on 7/19/14 - by EdWard M RIepe
    I played against Walter when he played for Our Lady of Grace. I played for OLPH .
    HE was the most competitive player we ever met. I served in Viet Nam in 1967 as an Infantry Squad leader. I was very fortunate to make it back home. THe memories are always there and when I go past the triangle I think of him and his smile. We should never forget.
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  • walter a great ball player from our l ady of grace I played forOLPH .I served in Viet Nam in 1967

    Posted on 7/19/14
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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.