CARLYLE GUENTHER
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HONORED ON PANEL 55E, LINE 14 OF THE WALL

CARLYLE GUENTHER

WALL NAME

CARLYLE GUENTHER

PANEL / LINE

55E/14

DATE OF BIRTH

10/12/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

THUA THIEN

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/05/1968

HOME OF RECORD

GARFIELD

COUNTY OF RECORD

Douglas County

STATE

MN

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR CARLYLE GUENTHER
POSTED ON 2.17.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Ssgt Carlyle Guenther,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman with the 1st Cavalry. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 8.26.2018
POSTED BY: Scott Thompson

Memories

My Squad Leader who cared more about his men than himself, always rose to every challenge Including that horrific night on LZ Peanuts. Just a day before he was KIA, we all learned that he was named 1st Cavalry Division's Soldier of the Month and received a promotion to SSGT.
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POSTED ON 1.21.2018
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, 2/27 Wolfhound, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Peace with Honor

You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor Carlyle.
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POSTED ON 12.23.2014
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota

LZ Peanuts

Landing Zone Peanuts was located near Lang Vei, west of Khe Sanh, in what had to be called "Indian Country". In early May 1968 North Vietnamese Army regulars attacked the fire base at LZ Peanuts. Eleven men died in the fighting on 05 May 1968:

A Company, 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry
SSG Carlyle Guenther, Garfield, MN
PFC Morris L. Fleming, New York, NY
PFC Lenwood T. Harrell, Waterbury, CT

B Company, 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry
SP4 Craig C. Walters, Tucson, AZ

A Battery, 1st Bn, 77th Arty
SGT Eddie E. Chervony, Los Angeles, CA (Dist Svc Cross)
SGT Jerry R. Dundas, Oak Park, MI
CPL David A. Haefner, North Mankato, MN
CPL Michael M. Montgomery, Visalia, CA
CPL Milton P. Potier, Gueydan, LA
PFC Gerald L. Johnson, Sheridan, IN
PFC Lloyd Lockett, Centerville, LA
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POSTED ON 12.23.2014
POSTED BY: Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota

LZ Peanuts

Landing Zone Peanuts was located near Lang Vei, west of Khe Sanh, in what had to be called "Indian Country". In early May 1968 North Vietnamese Army regulars attacked the fire base at LZ Peanuts. Eleven men died in the fighting on 05 May 1968:

A Company, 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry
SSG Carlyle Guenther, Garfield, MN
PFC Morris L. Fleming, New York, NY
PFC Lenwood T. Harrell, Waterbury, CT

B Company, 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry
SP4 Craig C. Walters, Tucson, AZ

A Battery, 1st Bn, 77th Arty
SGT Eddie E. Chervony, Los Angeles, CA (Dist Svc Cross)
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