WALTER L NUTT III
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HONORED ON PANEL 26W, LINE 72 OF THE WALL

WALTER LEE NUTT III

WALL NAME

WALTER L NUTT III

PANEL / LINE

26W/72

DATE OF BIRTH

12/19/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

KIEN PHONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/28/1969

HOME OF RECORD

DES MOINES

COUNTY OF RECORD

Polk County

STATE

IA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR WALTER LEE NUTT III
POSTED ON 7.13.2005
POSTED BY: Dave E

died a hero

In the book titled "Steel My Soldiers' Hearts" by Col. David Hackworth, The circumstances of Walter Nutt's death are described on page 339. He was a platoon medic and died saving others.
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POSTED ON 11.29.2002
POSTED BY: CLAY MARSTON

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THIS MOST HEROIC UNITED STATES ARMY SERVICEMAN A POSTHUMOUS RECIPIENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS WHOSE NAME SHALL LIVE FOREVER MORE


PRIVATE FIRST CLASS


WALTER LEE NUTT III


served with


COMPANY 'D'

4th BATTALION

39th INFANTRY REGIMENT

9th INFANTRY DIVISION



who became a posthumous recipient of the



DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS


PURPLE HEART





THE PROUD YOUNG VALOR THAT ROSE ABOVE THE MORTAL

AND THEN, AT LAST, WAS MORTAL AFTER ALL





YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE





2-14-1999



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POSTED ON 5.20.2000
POSTED BY: Mel Young

Always a huge smile as big as he was!

I knew Wally from college before I, too, went to 'nam. He was always such a fun-loving guy. He is missed. Best, Mel Young.
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POSTED ON 9.28.1999
POSTED BY: shorty

OUR FRIENDSHIP WAS BRIEF, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Our friendship was brief, but not forgotten.


Always
Shorty


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POSTED ON 6.5.1999
POSTED BY: Jean

I'll never forget you.......

I'll never forget the fun we had at EJC. I especially remember the day you sat me on top of the brick pillar that held the coat racks in New Main. And right behind you stood Dean Stucker! He just smiled and said "Walter, I think you'd better get her down." Everyone there got a good laugh from that. But then, you were always bringing laughter to everyone! I'll never forget you, Wally, and how nice you were and how much fun! I've thought of you often over the years. From 1964-65 Jean M.
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