8/17/69 Fallen Brother RVN
IP: 67.253.26.190

8/17/69 BU3 Ronald D. Tillery, Kansas City, MO - Ben Keo NMCB 133, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV

Ronald Dean Tillery

PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Kansas City, MO
Date of birth: 02/02/1949
MILITARY DATA:
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E3
Rank/Rate: Petty Officer Third Class
Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
ID No: 487545384
MOS/RATING: BU3
Length Service: 02
CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: Not Recorded
Incident Date: 08/17/1969
Casualty Date: 08/17/1969
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty (or inland waterway)
Casualty Detail: Other accident

www.VirtualWall.org/dt/TilleryRD01a.htm
ON THE WALL: Panel W19 Line 56

http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/52083/RONALD-D-TILLERY

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Ronald-Tillery17Aug69133-04/18584435_xxqf3p#!i=1435593667&k=SDwb2vt

Ronald is buried at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, 6600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone, Clay County, MO.
Plot: Garden of Devotion, Lot 62, Sec. A, Grave 1
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71848322

DCR Report:
Builder Constructionman Ronald D. Tillery was killed August 17th when a 20mm weapon was accidentally discharged from a nearby patrol boat. Petty Officer Tillery was serving on a detachment in the Delta when the mishap occurred.

Memorial page in the Cruise book is here:
http://www.seabee-rvn.com/RVN-Cruisebooks/MCB-133-69-70-Camp-Wilkinson/11558505_4V5R88#!i=814110061&k=FBPFp3p&lb=1&s=O

A Story of the incident:
http://www.sj-r.com/x2053821886/Dave-Bakke-War-widow-waited-35-years-for-phone-call?template=printart



http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Ronald-Tillery17Aug69133-04/18584435_xxqf3p#!i=1435593667&k=SDwb2vt

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