12/23/65&67
IP: 67.253.19.222

12/23/65 PN3 Joseph M. Butler, Culver City, CA - WIA 11/7/65 Chu Lai NMCB 10
12/23/67 EOH2 Nicholas G. Walz, Steuben, WI - Gia Le NMCB 3
12/23/67 EON3 Lester L. Williams, Kirksville, MO - Gia Le NMCB 3
12/23/67 SN Dudley C. Hughes, Jr., Kings Mountain, NC - Quang Tri NMCB 10

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12/23/65 PN3 Joseph M. Butler, Culver City, CA - WIA 11/7/65 Chu Lai NMCB 10

Joseph Milton Butler

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Culver City, CA
Date of birth: 10/21/1940
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Personnelman 3rd Class
ID No: 6887178
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 03
Unit: NMCB-10, 3RD NC BDE, MACV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 12/23/1965
Casualty Date: 12/23/1965
Age at Loss: 25
Location: Chu Lai, Khanh Hoa Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of illness or injury
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Illness or disease

www.VirtualWall.org/db/ButlerJM02a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 04E Line 036

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/Wall_Id_No=7177

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Joseph-Butler/21563456_tsvdSH#!i=1719372378&k=nn7hSfb

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12/23/67 EOH2 Nicholas G. Walz, Steuben, WI - Gia Le NMCB 3

Nicholas George Walz

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Steuben, WI
Date of birth: 05/27/1945
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Equipment Operator 3rd Class
ID No: 6755796
MOS: EON: Equipment Operator (Construction Equipment)
Length Service: 02
Unit: NMCB-3, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 08/15/1966
Incident Date: 12/23/1967
Casualty Date: 12/23/1967
Age at Loss: 22
Location: Gia Le, Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other explosive device

www.VirtualWall.org/dw/WalzNG01a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 32E Line 053

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/Wall_Id_No=54408

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Nicholas-Walz23Dec67NMCB-3/21569668_QSWvnh#!i=1719999600&k=vvdk6Vq

DCR Report:
Seabees EO2 Nicholas Walz and EO3 Lester Williams with NMCB-3 were killed when they detonated a mine with a jack-hammer while making repairs to Route 1 north of Hue

Nicholas is buried at Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery, Eastman, Crawford County, WI.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=walz&GSiman=1&GScid=2134148&GRid=14177420&

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12/23/67 EON3 Lester L. Williams, Kirksville, MO - Gia Le NMCB 3

Lester Lee Williams

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Kirksville, MO
Date of birth: 06/14/1947
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Equipment Operator 3rd Class
ID No: B605395
MOS: EON: Equipment Operator (Construction Equipment)
Length Service: 01
Unit: NMCB-3, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 09/15/1967
Incident Date: 12/23/1967
Casualty Date: 12/23/1967
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other explosive device

www.VirtualWall.org/dw/WilliamsLL05a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 32E Line 053

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/anClip=248372

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Lester-Williams23Dec67NMCB-3/15170078_R3VTbL#!i=1134627881&k=4cVVGFf

Lester is buried at Highland Park Cemetery, 615 Jamison St., Kirksville, Adair County, MO.
Plot: Fowler Addition -13
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=williams&GSiman=1&GScid=29298&GRid=61124582&


DCR Report:
Seabees EO2 Nicholas Walz and EO3 Lester Williams with NMCB-3 were killed when they detonated a mine with a jack-hammer while making repairs to Route 1 north of Hue

Cruise Book write up and picture can be found here:
http://www.seabee-rvn.com/RVN-Cruisebooks/MCB-3-67-68/12829325_TtJAa#925457460_nskYc-X3-LB

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12/23/67 SN Dudley C. Hughes, Jr., Kings Mountain, NC - Quang Tri NMCB 10

Dudley Carroll Hughes Jr

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Kings Mountain, NC
Date of birth: 10/31/1946
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Seaman
ID No: 1385712
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 02
Unit: NMCB-10, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 12/23/1967
Casualty Date: 12/23/1967
Age at Loss: 21
Location: Quang Tri, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Not Reported

www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HughesDC01a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 32E Line 051

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/Wall_Id_No=24612

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Dudley-Hughes23Dec67NMCB-10/15170039_PCdjhw#!i=1134626741&k=F5QGVGt

Dudley is buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, NC.
Plot: Section 4, Lot 4268, Capacity 7, Grave 1-7
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hughes&GSiman=1&GScid=48173&GRid=17642722&



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