City: Galax

Boyer Jr., Daniel D. < click for more details...

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First NameDaniel
Middle NameD.
Last NameBoyer
SuffixJr.
County/CityGrayson Co.
Military ServiceAir Force
Served from Date
Served to Date
TheaterVietnam
ConflictVietnam War
Highest RankColonel
NotesServed In Vietnam 1965-1968. Member American Legion Pos...
SourceGrayson Co. War Memorial;Paver 5x10 & American Legion P...

Bryson, Eric B. < click for more details...

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First NameEric
Middle NameB.
Last NameBryson
County/CityGalax
Military ServiceArmy
Highest RankLieutenant Colonel
Notes1983 Graduate of Galax High School.
SourceGazette, 2008.03.28-30

Akers Jr., E. G. < click for more details...

Deceased, , , 24333

First NameE.
Middle NameG.
Last NameAkers
SuffixJr.
County/CityGalax
Death Date
BuriedGalax Cemetery, Galax, VA
Military ServiceMarines
Served to Date
Military Casualty
Military OccupationAssaultman 0351 (USMC)
TheaterVietnam
ConflictVietnam War
Highest RankLance Corporal, E3
NotesHostile, Killed; Ground Casualty, Multi-fragment wounds...
SourceGrayson Co. War Memorial, NARA

Alderman, Roy Thomas < click for more details...

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First NameRoy
Middle NameThomas
Last NameAlderman
County/CityGalax
Military ServiceNavy
TheaterPacific
ConflictWorld War II
Highest RankSHSM
NotesUSS Montpelier, CL-29
SourceVeterans Day 2012 & The Gazette Veterans Day 11/11/2014

Caldwell, Houston Kyle < click for more details...

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First NameHouston
Middle NameKyle
Last NameCaldwell
County/CityGalax
Death Date
BuriedHarmon-Lineberry-Robinson Cemetery, Carroll Co.
Military ServiceArmy
Served to Date
Military OccupationMilitary Police
Highest RankSpecialist 4th Class
Notes304th Military Police Company, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
SourceObituary,The Gazette, Honoring Armed Forces, 2010.11.11

Viar Sr., Everett Lee < click for more details...

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First NameEverett
Middle NameLee
Last NameViar
SuffixSr.
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Wythe Co.
Death Date
BuriedMonta Vista Cemetery, Galax, VA
NotesMilitary Rites by Grayson VFW Post #7726
SourceObituary

Plichta, Sharon Higgins < click for more details...

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First NameSharon
Middle NameHiggins
Last NamePlichta
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Grayson Co.
Military ServiceArmy Nurse Corps
Served from Date
Served to Date
Military OccupationRegistered Nurse
TheaterGermany & Vietnam
ConflictVietnam War
Highest RankCaptain
Awards and DecorationsBronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal, U.S....
NotesServed in Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Fitzsimmons Army Hospita...
SourceDD 214 & Membership Rolls American Legion Post #245, Ga...

Akers, James Emmett "J.E." < click for more details...

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First NameJames
Middle NameEmmett "J.E."
Last NameAkers
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Fries
Death Date
BuriedMonta Vista Mausoleum, Galax, VA
NotesMilitary Rites by VFW Post #7726, Independence, VA
SourceObituary

Ayers, Gordon W. < click for more details...

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First NameGordon
Middle NameW.
Last NameAyers
County/CityCarroll Co.
Military ServiceArmy
Military Casualty
ConflictWorld War II
Highest RankSergeant
SourcePage & New River Notes

Burcham, Quinton R. < click for more details...

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First NameQuinton
Middle NameR.
Last NameBurcham
County/CityGrayson Co.
Death Date
Military ServiceArmy
Served to Date
Military Casualty
ConflictWorld War II
Highest RankPFC
NotesBody not returned to the US for burial
SourceGrayson Co. War Memorial & New River Notes

Arnold Jr., Marvin Lester < click for more details...

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First NameMarvin
Middle NameLester
Last NameArnold
SuffixJr.
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Grayson Co.
Death Date
BuriedMonta Vista Cemetery, Galax, VA
SourceGazette, 2008.03

Ballard, James "Jimmy" C. < click for more details...

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First NameJames "Jimmy"
Middle NameC.
Last NameBallard
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Galax
Death Date
BuriedFelts Cemetery, Galax, VA
Military ServiceNavy
ConflictWorld War II
NotesMilitary Rites by VFW Post #7726, Independence, Grayson...
SourcePaver & Obituary

Beckleheimer, Harold D. < click for more details...

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First NameHarold
Middle NameD.
Last NameBeckleheimer
County/CityGalax
TheaterKorea
ConflictKorean War
NotesMember American Legion Post #245, Galax, VA. 26 years i...
SourceAmerican Legion Post #245 Membership Rolls

Baker, James J. < click for more details...

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First NameJames
Middle NameJ.
Last NameBaker
County/CityGrayson Co.
Death Date
BuriedWoodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, VA
Military ServiceArmy
Served from Date
Served to Date
Military Casualty
TheaterEurope
ConflictWorld War II
Highest RankPrivate
SourceGrayson Co. War Memorial & New River Notes

Burcham, Rush Hampton < click for more details...

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First NameRush
Middle NameHampton
Last NameBurcham
County/CityGrayson Co.
Death Date
BuriedOakland Cemetery, Galax, VA
Military ServiceMarines
Served to Date
Military Casualty
ConflictWorld War II
Highest RankPFC
SourceGrayson Co. War Memorial & New River Notes

Bedsaul, McGinnis Carl < click for more details...

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First NameMcGinnis
Middle NameCarl
Last NameBedsaul
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Carroll Co.
Death Date
BuriedOakland Cemetery, Galax, VA
NotesMilitary Rites by VFW Post #7726, Independence, Grayson...
SourceObituary

Montgomery, James E. < click for more details...

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First NameJames
Middle NameE.
Last NameMontgomery
County/CityGalax
Military ServiceNavy
Served from Date1946
Served to Date1968
Highest RankMaster Chief Petty Officer
NotesUS Navy Retired. Member Vietnam Veterans of America Ch...
SourcePaver & Membership Roll Vietnam Veterans of America Cha...

Bedsaul, Brooks Emmet < click for more details...

Deceased, , , 24333

First NameBrooks
Middle NameEmmet
Last NameBedsaul
County/CityCity of Galax
Birth PlaceBarron Springs, VA
Death Date
BuriedCamp Zion Cemetery
Military ServiceArmy
TheaterKorea
ConflictKorean Conflict
NotesMember American Legion Post #245, Galax, VA
SourceAmerican Legion Post #245 Membership Rolls & Obituary

Ball, Ralph Harding < click for more details...

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First NameRalph
Middle NameHarding
Last NameBall
County/CityGalax
Birth PlaceVA, Grayson Co., Volney
Death Date
BuriedBlue Ridge Memorial Park
Military ServiceAir Force
ConflictWorld War II
SourceObituary

Stoneman, Donald Louis < click for more details...

Deceased, , , 24333

First NameDonald
Middle NameLouis
Last NameStoneman
County/CityGalax
Death Date
BuriedPete McKenzie Cemetery, Galax, VA
Military ServiceArmy
Served to Date
Military Casualty
Military OccupationMarine Engineer 61C20 (Army)
TheaterVietnam
ConflictVietnam War
Highest RankSpecialist 4th Class
NotesNon-Hostile, Died-other, Illness/Disease (Other than Ma...
SourceThe Virtual Wall @ Vietnam Veterans Memorial & NARA