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Cherokee County Vietnam Casualties


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Last Name First Name Rank &
Date of Death
Personal & Family Information Incident
Bruce Dennis L Private, 4th Army Division
4 Nov 1966
Born: Sep 26, 1946
Residence: Aurelia
Remains recovered
Parents: Mr & Mrs Clifford Bruce, Aurelia, IA
Maternal grandmother: Mrs. Lincoln Hahn, Cherokee, IA
Brothers: Dan, Terry, Jerry
Killed by rifle fire in Vietnam 
Johnson Ronald John Sargeant, Army
7 Feb 1968
Born: Jul 9, 1945
Residence: Quimby
Remains recovered
Kirchoff Wilbur Glen Sergeant, Navy Marines Corps Recon Platoon
4 Mar 1966
Born: Aug 1, 1941
Residence: Marcus
Remains recovered
Parents: Mr & Mrs Glen Kirchoff, rural Marcus, IA
Wife: Judy (Mead) Kirchoff, Imperial Beach, CA
Daughter: Deanna Kirchoff, Imperial Beach, CA
Sister: Holly Kirchoff, IA State Univ Student
Killed during heavy fighting with the enemy in Viet Nam
Mahoney Ronald 8 Dec 1966 Parents: Mr & Mrs Max Mahoney, Chili, WI
Paternal grandmother: Mrs. Bessie Mahoney, Cherokee, IA
Uncle: Wayne Mahoney, Cherokee, IA
Siblings: Donald, Janice, Carol, Eileen, Susan, Barbara & Nancy
Killed while on routine duty, while constructing roads and landing strips in Vietnam
Means Ronald Leroy SP4, Army
5 Feb 1968
Born: Sep 11, 1948
Residence: Cherokee
Remains recovered
Roggow Norman Lee LTJG, Navy
8 Oct 1967
Born: Aug 25, 1941
Residence: Aurelia
Remains recovered
Siegel David Douglas CPL, Army
5 Sep 1968
Born: Jul 3, 1947
Residence: Cherokee
Remains recovered

Sources: Special Issue Cherokee County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol 15, Num 10, October 1980, Section XIV
The Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File, as of April 29, 2008, of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Files, part of Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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