U.S. Military - Deaths, All Causes, Southeast Asia


1962

  Monthly Total Annual Total Cumulative
January 3 3 27
February 12 15 39
March 1 16 40
April 6 22 46
May 3 25 49
June 3 28 52
July 6 34 58
August 1 35 59
September 0 35 59
October 11 46 70
November 4 50 74
December 3 53 77


January 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
DURRWACHTER, HERMAN K JR13 January 1962U.S. Army ReserveO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Other Accident
STEUER, FRED MARTIN13 January 1962U.S. ArmyE6 / SP6South VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Intentional Homicide
BERLETT, THEODORE JAMES28 January 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SGTLaosNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Other Accident

February 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
COGHILL, MILO BRUCE02 February 1962U.S. Air ForceE5 / SSGTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
GROVES, FERGUS COLEMAN II02 February 1962U.S. Air ForceO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Pilot
LARSON, ROBERT DARREL02 February 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
FAHEY, JOSEPH MICHAEL JR11 February 1962U.S. Air ForceO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Non-Aircrew
FRAZIER, FLOYD MILTON11 February 1962U.S. Air ForceE6 / TSGTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
HARTSON, STANLEY GERALD11 February 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO2 / 1LTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
KISSAM, EDWARD KNELL JR11 February 1962U.S. Air ForceO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Pilot
LE TOURNEAU, JACK DATE11 February 1962ReserveO2 / 1LTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
MERRIHEW, GLEN FREDERICK11 February 1962U.S. ArmyE4 / SP4South VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
WALLING, LEWIS METCALFE JR11 February 1962U.S. Army ReserveO1 / 2LTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Non-Aircrew
WESTFALL, ROBERT LEE11 February 1962U.S. Air ForceE4 / A1CSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
PULLIAM, CHARLES AUBREY17 February 1962U.S. ArmyE3 / PFCSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Accidental Self Destruction

March 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
PADAYHAG, AL SUMINGUIT10 March 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SP5South VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Illness/Injuries
Heart Attack

April 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
WHITLOCK, IVAN PRESTON02 April 1962U.S. Air ForceE6 / TSGTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Illness/Injuries
Heart Attack
BRITTON, MILTON DONALD06 April 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO4 / MAJLaosNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
KAATZ, BARNEY06 April 1962U.S. ArmyE6 / SFCLaosNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
GABRIEL, JAMES JR08 April 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SP5South VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
MARCHAND, WAYNE ELLSWORTH08 April 1962U.S. ArmyE6 / SSGTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
BEARD, BILLIE LESTER21 April 1962U.S. ArmyE6 / SSGTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died While Missing
Drowned / Suffocated

May 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
LEWIS, RONALD EUGENE01 May 1962U.S. ArmyE2 / PVTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Drowned / Suffocated
COE, HEWETT FRANK EVASTUS20 May 1962U.S. NavyE7 / ENCSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Drowned / Suffocated
COLLIER, GEORGE EDWARD28 May 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SGTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Unknown or Not Reported

June 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
GARDNER, ROBERT LOUIS13 June 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SGTSouth VietnamHostile - Died of Wounds
Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
MC CARTHY, WALTER R JR16 June 1962U.S. Marine CorpsO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
TRAIN, WILLIAM FREW III16 June 1962U.S. ArmyO2 / 1LTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Gunshot or Small Arms Fire

July 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
YORK, DON JOSEPH14 July 1962U.S. ArmyO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Explosive Device (Grenade, Mine, Booby Trap)
GOLDBERG, JOSEPH A15 July 1962U.S. Army ReserveW2 / CWOSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
GUTHRIE, HAROLD LEE15 July 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SP5South VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
LANE, JAMES EVERETT15 July 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SP5South VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
TENCZA, ANTHONY JOHN15 July 1962U.S. ArmyO5 / COLSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
BUNKER, WILLIAM REUBEN III16 July 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew

August 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
SIMPSON, ROBERT LEWIS28 August 1962U.S. Air ForceO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Pilot

September 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
No casualties reported          

October 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
ELLIS, RICHARD LEIALOHA K05 October 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SP5South VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
ANDERSON, THOMAS EDWARD06 October 1962U.S. Marine CorpsE4 / CPLSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
GRIFFIN, GERALD CHARLES06 October 1962U.S. NavyO3 / LTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
HAMILTON, RICHARD ELMER06 October 1962U.S. Marine CorpsE5 / SGTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
NORTON, GERALD OWEN06 October 1962U.S. NavyE5 / HM2South VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
PENDELL, JERALD WAYNE06 October 1962U.S. Marine CorpsE5 / SGTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
TUNNEY, MICHAEL JOSEPH06 October 1962U.S. Marine Corps ReserveO2 / 1LTSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
VALENTIN, MIGUEL ANGEL JR06 October 1962U.S. Marine CorpsE3 / LCPLSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Non-Aircrew
BOOTH, HERBERT W JR15 October 1962U.S. Air ForceO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Pilot
CORDELL, TERRY DENVER15 October 1962U.S. ArmyO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
FOXX, RICHARD L15 October 1962U.S. Air ForceE6 / TSGTSouth VietnamHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Non-Aircrew

November 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
LEE, JOHNNIE GENE03 November 1962U.S. ArmyE5 / SGTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Other Aircrew
MC FETRIDGE, GARRY CLAYTON04 November 1962U.S. Marine CorpsE3 / PFCSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Explosive Device (Grenade, Mine, Booby Trap)
BENNETT, ROBERT DAVID05 November 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO3 / CAPTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Pilot
TULLY, WILLIAM BOYD05 November 1962U.S. Air ForceO2 / 1LTSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew

December 1962

Name Date of Casualty Service Pay/Military Grade Country Cause
BENZEL, RICHARD DALE06 December 1962U.S. ArmyE6 / SFCSouth VietnamNon-Hostile - Died of Other Causes
Other Accident
KROBOTH, STANLEY NEAL21 December 1962U.S. Air Force ReserveO3 / CAPTLaosHostile - Died While Missing
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Fixed Wing - Other Aircrew
HOLLOWAY, CHARLES EDWARD22 December 1962U.S. Army ReserveW2 / CWOSouth VietnamHostile - Killed
Aircraft Loss / Crash Not at Sea
Air Casualty - Helicopter - Pilot

SOURCE: Southeast Asia Combat Area Casualties Database



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