12/14/66&67 Fallen Brothers RVN
IP: 24.59.94.247

12/14/66 EOH3 James H. Daulton, Sloans Valley, KY - Dong Ha NMCB 62
12/14/67 BUHCN Roger E. Huestis, North Merrick, NY - Dong Ha NMCB 5

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12/14/66 EOH3 James H. Daulton, Sloans Valley, KY - Dong Ha NMCB 62

James Harold Daulton

Equipment Operator 3rd Class
NMCB-62, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Sloans Valley, KY
Date of birth: 03/30/1940
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Equipment Operator 3rd Class
ID No: B202099
MOS: EOH: Equipment Operator (Hauling)
Length Service: 00
Unit: NMCB-62, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 12/14/1966
Casualty Date: 12/14/1966
Age at Loss: 26
Location: Dong Ha, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Vehicle loss or crash

www.VirtualWall.org/dd/DaultonJH01a.htm
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https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/12017/JAMES-H-DAULTON/

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/James-DaultonNMCB-6214Dec66/20590782_2MhJKD#1631857365_bWr6qp5

James is buried at:
Sloans Valley Cemetery
Sloans Valley Cemetery Rd.
Sloans Valley, Pulaski County, KY. 42519
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33291530
Ground Casualty
EOH3 James H. Daulton was a driver serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 62 (NMCB-62), 3rd Naval Construction Brigade, U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam. On December 14, 1966, EOH3 Daulton was involved in a vehicle accident at Dong Ha in Quang Tri Province, RVN. He was fatally injured in the incident. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org; obituary from The Commonwealth-Journal (Somerset, KY), December 21, 1966, courtesy of Pulaski County Public Library, Somerset, KY]

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12/14/67 BUHCN Roger E. Huestis, North Merrick, NY - Dong Ha NMCB 5

Roger Edward Huestis

NMCB-5, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: North Merrick, NY
Date of birth: 01/27/1947

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Builder Constructionman
ID No: B111972
MOS: BUH: Builder (Heavy)
Length Service: 01
Unit: NMCB-5, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 09/15/1967
Incident Date: 12/14/1967
Casualty Date: 12/14/1967
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Artillery, rocket, or mortar

www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HuestisRE01a.htm
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https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/24551/ROGER-E-HUESTIS/

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Roger-Huestis14Feb67NMCB-5/15822398_k4pGNX#1186297041_9qwGZ

Roger is buried at:
Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York 11735-1211
Plot: Section 2D Site 72
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Huestis&GSiman=1&GScid=65121&GRid=2708588&

DCR Report:
NMCB-5s Detail Foxtrot came under enemy fire while deployed at site A-3 (Con Thien). The resultant enemy action resulted in one KIA, Roger E. Huestis, BUHCN and one WIA, William D. Thompson, BUR2, who later died as a result of wounds received in this action.
Ground Casualty
BUHCN Roger E. Huestis and BUR2 William D. Thompson Jr. were Navy Seabees serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five (NMCB-5), 3rd Naval Construction Brigade, U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam. On December 14, 1967, they were assisting the 11th Engineer Battalion Marines on Fire Support Base Alpha-3 near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), three miles northeast of Con Thien Hill (Hill 158) in Quang Tri Province, RVN, when enemy mortar rounds fell on their position. Huestis suffered a fatal head wound and Thompson was seriously injured. Thompson was taken to NSA Station Hospital in Da Nang where he expired the following day. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam, Monthly Historical Supplement, December 1967]



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