JOE E RILEY JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 58E, LINE 14 OF THE WALL

JOE ED RILEY JR

WALL NAME

JOE E RILEY JR

PANEL / LINE

58E/14

DATE OF BIRTH

07/09/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/10/1968

HOME OF RECORD

EL RENO

COUNTY OF RECORD

Canadian County

STATE

OK

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOE ED RILEY JR
POSTED ON 6.22.2001
POSTED BY: Loretta Riley Woolley

Always in my heart

Joe was my brother and I remember so many good times. I am so sorry that he had to die so young.... He was such a vibrant spirit and I will remember and love him until the day that I die.
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POSTED ON 2.10.2001
POSTED BY: Susie Cassil

Never Forgotten

I remember him in high school and worked with his mother. Susie (Moore) Cassil
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POSTED ON 2.6.2001
POSTED BY: Veterans, 1st Bn. 46th Inf. 198/196 Bdes. Americal

1/46th Inf, 198th/196th Bde. Americal

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop that steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-laden bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step on over to the other side. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest in peace, brother.

Joe Ed Riley, Jr. was a member of Charlie Company, First Battalion, 46th Infantry, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. He is honored here by the veterans of 1/46th.

The 1/46 came in-country by ship on October 4, 1967 as part of the 198th Light Infantry Brigade. The 198th became part of the Americal Division. After one month of orientation at Duc Pho, the battalion was deployed north of Chu Lai and patrolled from Hill 54, Hill 69 and LZ Baldy in Quang Tin Province. In March of 1969, the battalion moved to LZ Professional, in the mountains southwest of Tien Phuoc, Quang Tin Province, to relieve a battered 1/52nd Infantry of the 198th. In July of 1969, the battalion, which had been operating under operational control of the 196th LIB of the Americal, became a permanent member of that brigade. The battalion operated from LZ Professional until August of 1970. In February of 1970, the battalion established a temporary firebase at LZ Mary Ann, at a remote mountain site near Hau Duc, Quang Tin Province. The battalion returned to Mary Ann in the summer of 1970 and operated from there and LZ Young, between Tien Phuoc and Tam Ky, during 1970 and 1971. The battalion left Mary Ann in April of 1971 when the Americal Division was deactivated and the 196th Brigade reverted to its status as an independent brigade and deployed at Danang, to provide security for the port. The 1/46th left Vietnam in June, 1972. 232 names on this wall, approximately half the battalion's actual field strength at any given time in Vietnam, were members of 1/46th, or died while deployed with us.
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POSTED ON 6.26.2000
POSTED BY: robert hill

i remember joe ed riley jr.

i shared rice krispy treats that my mother send me. i have picture of joe sitting in an outhouse reading a playboy magazine.nice young man.
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