Ripcord Memorial Page

Ripcord Casualty update
There were 138  Americans Casualties
during March 12 – July 23  

     

DATE OF
DEATH

NAME

COMPANY

BATTALION

REGIMENT

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MEMO NOTES

3/12/1970

HEATER DANIEL NEIL

A

2

506

343194

Ripcord 1st Assault

3/12/1970

DAVIS DUDLEY

A

2

506

343194

Ripcord 1st Assault

3/12/1970

SHANOR GERALD DELMAR

C

2

506

419247

Ripcord YD-419247 4th Plt

3/16/1970

STANLEY JAMES STEVEN

C

2

506

391244

YD 391244 4th plt

3/26/1970

SHELL MARVIN

B

2

506

367178

Ripcord YD367178 on patrol

3/31/1970

TAPP NEWTON LEE

B

2

506

366163

Ripcord YD366163

3/31/1970

SHRINER THOMAS JOHN

B

2

506

366163

Ripcord YD366163

3/31/1970

HAYES HARRY ELLIS

B

2

506

366163

Ripcord YD366163

4/1/1970

SWAIN MILTON TRUMAN

B

 

326 ENG

343194

Ripcord assault

4/1/1970

BARNETT CARL EUGENE

B

1

501

?

?

4/1/1970

WALL WILLIAM PENN III

B

2

319 ARTY

343194

Ripcord FO with B 2nd Bn, 506th Infantry

4/1/1970

RATCLIFF TERRY WARD

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord assault

4/1/1970

HEIMARK DON RAY

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord assault

4/1/1970

MILLER JAMES CALVIN

C

2

319 ARTY

343194

Ripcord assault

4/1/1970

RAGSDALE DONALD RAY O

HHC (B)

101 AVN (2)

506

343194

Ripcord assault Pathfinder

4/3/1970

WILSON JOHN WILLIAM

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord YD343194

4/6/1970

GOODSON CARL BRADFORD

C

2

506

339191

Ripcord YD339191

4/6/1970

STEWARD STEVE LEE

C

2

506

343192

Ripcord YD343192

4/6/1970

CHRISTMAN LAWRENCE PAUL

C

2

506

343192

Ripcord YD343192

4/8/1970

OSBORN LYNN ARTHUR

D

2

506

350187

Ripcord YD350187 friendly fire pink team

4/9/1970

GATES THOMAS LAWRENCE

B

2

501

 

YD368163 4,225 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill Died of wounds 11/25/86

4/9/1970

SELMAN CHARLES GEORGE

B

2

501

368163

YD368163 4,225 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill

4/9/1970

CLAY HERMAN ALLEN JR

B

2

501

368163

YD368163 4,225 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill

4/9/1970

NELSON LEROY

B

2

501

368163

YD368163 4,225 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill

4/9/1970

MACE JAMES DOYLE

B

2

501

368163

YD368163 4,225 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill

4/10/1970

SISTRUNK DONALD WAYNE

B

2

501

368163

YD368163 3,940 meters from FSB Ripcord Re-up Hill

4/15/1970

STEFFLER CHARLES ERVIN

A

2

506

480145

Ripcord YD-480145

4/15/1970

YOUNG BOBBY ARTHUR

A

2

506

480145

Ripcord YD-480145

4/15/1970

DAFLER DEAN BLAIN

A

2

506

480145

Ripcord YD-480145

4/16/1970

HEINZ DENNIS RALPH

C

2

506

343194

Ripcord accidentental detonation of a grenade

4/17/1970

PEERY NORMAN DOUGLAS

B

2

501

368163

YD362166 Re-Up Hill 23 Miles W-SW of Hue

4/18/1970

DANGBERG ROBERT LEE

A

2

501

362164

YD362164 3,500 meters from FSB Ripcord supporting 2/506

4/18/1970

VAGNONE MICHAEL JOHN

A

2

501

362164

YD362164 3,500 meters from FSB Ripcord supporting 2/506

4/19/1970

FREY DEAN LEE

A

2

501

363164

YD363164 3,550 meters from FSB Ripcord

4/19/1970

JOSEPH JEFFREY JOEL

B

2

501

368163

YD373162 4,315 meters from FSB Ripcord Re up Hill

4/19/1970

JARRETT JAMES DALE

B

2

501

368163

YD373162 4,315 meters from FSB Ripcord Re up Hill

4/23/1970

WORLEY GARRY LEE

A

2

501

362165

YD362165 3,400 meters from FSB Ripcord

4/23/1970

NICKS BENJAMIN ARNOLD III

E

2

501

382157

YD382157 5,325 meters from FSB Ripcord

4/28/1970

SUSI RAYMOND PETER

E

2

506

343194

Ripcord Accidental Death

4/29/1970

BERNER EDGAR DAVIDSON

HHC

101st AHB

101st AVN

367162

Ripcord YD367162

4/29/1970

KLAVES JEFFREY JOHN

HHC

101st AHB

101st AVN

367162

Ripcord YD367162

4/30/1970

MASSETH ROBERT EUGENE

B TRP

2

17th CAV

474144

Ripcord Hit by RPG in vicinity of FB YD474144

4/30/1970

STATON DAVID WALDEN

B TRP

2

17th CAV

474144

Ripcord Hit by RPG in vicinity of FB YD474144

4/30/1970

SENSING JOHN LESLIE

B TRP

2

17th CAV

474144

Ripcord Hit by RPG in vicinity of FB YD474144

5/8/1970

HUBERTY DAVID JEROME

HHC

 

3rd BDE

362148

YD362148 4,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

5/11/1970

MILBURN ALBERT

D

2

506

351150

Ripcord YD351150 4,640 meters from FSB Ripcord

5/14/1970

LOWE ROBERT ERNEST

A

2

506

362147

Ripcord YD362147 5,000 meters from FSB Ripcord

5/16/1970

MAUNEY GERALD CLINTON

C

1

506

362147

Ripcord YD362147 WIA 5/14 5,000 meters from FSB Ripcord

5/18/1970

COLE ROBERT KENNETH

C

158th AHB

101st AVN

296161

Ripcord YD296161 Helo disappeared 18May70 after resupplying infantry near FSB Ripcord

5/18/1970

SAUNDERS NICHOLAS GABRIEL

C

158th AHB

101st AVN

296161

Ripcord YD296161 Helo disappeared 18May70 after resupplying infantry near FSB Ripcord

5/18/1970

GRAY CARLTON COE

C

158th AHB

101st AVN

296161

Ripcord YD296161 Helo disappeared 18May70 after resupplying infantry near FSB Ripcord

5/18/1970

STONE HARRY JAMES

HHC

2

506

296161

Ripcord YD296161 Helo disappeared 18May70 after resupplying infantry near FSB Ripcord

5/18/1970

DARLING JOHN EDWARD JR

HHC

2

506

296161

Ripcord YD296161 Helo disappeared 18May70 after resupplying infantry near FSB Ripcord

5/26/1970

JOHNSON DAVID KEITH

 

326 MEDICAL

Eagle Dust Off

331217

YD331217 medivac for YD338170

5/26/1970

O BRIEN EDWARD TERRY

HHC

326 MEDICAL

Eagle Dust Off

331217

YD331217 medivac for YD338170

5/26/1970

HAWKINS WILLIAM EDWARD

HHC

326 MEDICAL

Eagle Dust Off

331217

YD331217 medivac for YD338170

5/26/1970

GRAHAM BRUCE ELLIOT

HQ

326 MEDICAL

Eagle Dust Off

331217

YD331217 medivac for YD338170

6/3/1970

NORRIS WIELAND CLYDE

A

2

506

340192

Ripcord YD340192, 380 meters from FSB Ripcord

6/5/1970

RICHARDSON CHARLES A

B

2

17th CAV

343194

Ripcord hit in transmission by B-40 rocket while supporting an infantry unit in the Ashau valley.

6/5/1970

HOVEY VERNON FLETCHER III

B TRP

2

17th CAV

343194

Ripcord hit in transmission by B-40 rocket while supporting an infantry unit in the Ashau valley.

6/8/1970

SMITH WINFRED LEE

A

2

506

347177

Ripcord YD347177 WIA June 7 1,700 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/2/1970

ZOLLER ROBERT WILLIAM II

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

RADCLIFF ROBERT PAUL JR

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

HARBER STEPHEN JAMES

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902 MIA

7/2/1970

SUMRALL ROGER DALE

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

HERNDON THOMAS HAYDEN

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

LENZ LEE NEWLUN

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

HEWITT THOMAS THEODORE

C

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/2/1970

CONRARDY RICHARD JOHN

HHC

2

506

337172

Ripcord Hill 902

7/3/1970

UTECHT ROBERT STEPHEN

B

2

506

360180

Ripcord YD360180 2,140 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/4/1970

RAY WILLIAM CLAYTON

  

58TH INF

 

SCOUT DOG Handler with 2/501 Hill 902

7/4/1970

ROBINSON JIMMIE LEE

C

2

501

337172

Ripcord on a Ridge SE from Hill 902, vic. FSB Ripcord

7/4/1970

MICKENS CARL LAWRENCE

C

2

501

337172

Ripcord on a Ridge SE from Hill 902, vic. FSB Ripcord

7/4/1970

THADEN GARY DENNIS

C

2

501

337172

Ripcord on a Ridge SE from Hill 902, vic. FSB Ripcord

7/4/1970

SULLIVAN WILLIAM LEE

C

2

501

337172

Ripcord on a Ridge SE from Hill 902, vic. FSB Ripcord

7/5/1970

WAYMIRE MICHAEL KARL

HHC

2

501

343194

Ripcord

7/6/1970

PORTER SANDY HILLY

B

1

506

 

teamed up with D/2-506

7/7/1970

RISINGER GERALD LEE

C

2

506

334221

Ripcord YD334221 2,895 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/7/1970

GRIMM MICHAEL JOSEPH

D

2

506

334194

Ripcord Hill 1000 E YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/7/1970

HOWARD LEWIS JR

D

2

506

334194

Ripcord Hill 1000 E YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord MIA

7/7/1970

BEALS CHARLES ELBERT

D

2

506

334194

Ripcord Hill 1000 E YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord MIA

7/8/1970

HUPP JAMES EARL

C

2

506

334193

Ripcord Hill 1000 W YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/8/1970

SCOTT RICKEY LEROY

HHC ©

2

506

334193

Ripcord Hill 1000 W YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/9/1970

WILLIAMS TERRY EUGENE

E

2

501

343194

Ripcord Non-hostile causes, at FSB Ripcord

7/10/1970

RAYMOND FREDRICK CAROL JR

A

2

11th ARTY

343194

Ripcord

7/10/1970

DE FOOR VICTOR LEE

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord

7/10/1970

JOHNSON ROY ALBERT

E

2

506

324258

result of booby trap accidently discharged at FSB O’Reilly

7/10/1970

BOHAN PATRICK JOHN

HHC

 

PATHFINDER

343194

Ripcord

7/14/1970

HUFFINE DENNIS WILLARD

B

2

501

326192

Ripcord YD326192 1,750 meters from FSB Ripcord Bob Worrall

7/14/1970

GUIMOND PAUL GERALD

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

JONES WILLIAM EDWARD

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

PALM TERRY ALAN

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

UTTER KEITH EDWARD

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

KEISTER JOHN LOY

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

HEMBREE JAMES THOMAS JR

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/14/1970

SCHNEIDER GARY LEE

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord YD362187 Hill 805 1,925 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/16/1970

TIMMONS RICHARD RUSSELL

A

2

501

 

died from Non-hostile causes “falling from tree” West of Triple Hill vic. Ripcord,

7/17/1970

WARNER WILFRED WESLEY JR

D

2

501

362187

Ripcord Hill 805 wounded 17 July and died 23 July

7/18/1970

WALKER MICHAEL ALLEN

A

159th AHB

101st AVN

343194

Ripcord Shinook shot down

7/18/1970

MILLER BURKE HOLBROOK

A

2

11th ARTY

343194

Ripcord

7/18/1970

BEYL DAVID ROBERT

D

2

501

334194

Ripcord Hill 1000 YD334194 approximately 950 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/18/1970

ROLLASON WILLIAM DAVID

D

2

501

343194

Ripcord an 120mm fire at FSB Ripcord

7/20/1970

PLETT LARRY JOE

B

2

319 ARTY

343194

Ripcord

7/20/1970

CALHOUN DURL GENE

B

326TH ENG

101st Abn

343194

Ripcord Dave Kenyon verified

7/20/1970

FISHER DENNIS FAY

B

326TH ENG

101st Abn

343194

Ripcord

7/20/1970

BROWNING BILL GWINN

D

1

506

376189

Ripcord YD376189 3,285 meters from FSB Ripcord Patrol

7/20/1970

DE WULF PATRICK THOMAS

D

1

506

376189

Ripcord YD376189 3,285 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,450 meters from Hill 805

7/20/1970

KNOTT JOHN CHARLES

D

1

506

376189

Ripcord YD376189 3,285 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,450 meters from Hill 805

7/20/1970

VALLE ELOY RUBEN

D

1

506

376189

Ripcord YD376189 3,285 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,450 meters from Hill 805

7/21/1970

LAW BRENT ROBIN

 

326 MEDICAL

Eagle Dust Off

353177

Ripcord YD331217 3,250 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/21/1970

JOHNSON DAVID EARL

A

2

11th ARTY

343194

Ripcord Mortar attack

7/21/1970

KALSU JAMES ROBERT

A

2

11th ARTY

343194

Ripcord Mortar attack

7/21/1970

FLORES ROBERTO C

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord

7/21/1970

MAUNE FRANCIS EDWARD

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord

7/21/1970

SCHULTZ RONALD JAMES

D

1

506

 

fell 400 ft from Helo skids

7/21/1970

ASHER FRANK LOUIS

D

1

506

376192

Ripcord YD376192 3,250 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,510 meters from Hill 805 YD-36161874

7/21/1970

WORKMAN DONALD RENAY

D

1

506

376192

Ripcord YD376192 3,250 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,510 meters from Hill 805 YD-36161874

7/21/1970

HAYS ROBERT BRADFORD

D

1

506

376192

Ripcord YD376192 3,250 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,510 meters from Hill 805 YD-36161874

7/21/1970

HUK PETER PAUL

D

1

506

376192

Ripcord YD376192 3,250 meters from FSB Ripcord & 1,510 meters from Hill 805 YD-36161874

7/22/1970

SEVERSON DONALD JON

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

BIXBY VIRGIL MARTIN

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

DRAPER MARK GREGORY

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

SINGLETON GERALD BLAINE

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

JOURNELL ROBERT MASON III

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

BABICH JOHN MICHAEL

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

KRECKEL JOHN WILLIAM

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

BROWN ROBERT JOSEPH JR

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

SCHULTZ THOMAS RUSSELL

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

PAHISSA WILLIAM ANTHONY

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

FRIES DANNY JOE

A (HHC)

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord

7/22/1970

OLSON STEVEN ALLAN

B

2

319 ARTY

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord A co / FO

7/22/1970

DIEHL STANLEY GENE

D

2

506

343194

Ripcord remains recovered Aug 5th

7/23/1970

ALLEN GUS

A

2

506

343194

Ripcord Mortar attack

7/23/1970

TANNER KENNETH PAUL

HHC

2

506

343194

Ripcord Mortar attack

7/23/1970

LUCAS ANDRE CAVARO

HHC

2

506

343194

Ripcord Mortar attack

7/27/1970

NEAL HARVEY RAY

A

2

506

353177

Ripcord YD353177 1,920 meters from FSB Ripcord wounded July 22, 1970

7/27/1970

MCDOWELL LARRY J

B

2

506

343194

Ripcord wounded 7/21/70

8/4/1970

SPRUILL OVELL

E

2

506

353177

Ripcord Wounded 7/22 Sniper Attached to A