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Sgt George Joseph "Bucky and Joe Buck" Eisenberger
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1940
Pawhuska
Osage County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1965, Vietnam

In Memory of SGT. George Joe Buck Eisenberger.
*** Sergeant Eisenberger was a member of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. On December 5, 1965, he was a member of a squad on a ground combat mission in Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam. He was mortally wounded and his squad members were unable to recover his remains. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.


You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!


GEORGE JOE BUCK EISENBERGER - Army SGT E5 1st Infantry Division
Age: 25
Race: American Indian
Date of Birth Mar 2, 1940
From: PAWHUSKA, OK
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Married -
** Mother - PAULINE EISENBERGER
OCNS - October 14, 2003 - Pauline Eisenberger, 85, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2003, in the Forest Manor Nursing Home, Dewey, Oklahoma. Pauline was born September 8, 1918 in Mayetta, Kansas, the daughter of John and Mary (Vieux) Tomey. On October 16, 1937, she married Charles Eisenberger, Jr., in Pawhuska. He preceded her in death on June 15, 1958. Mrs. Eisenberger was a Gold Star Mother and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are: Her children, Charlene Schimeneck of Dana Point, California, Kenneth Charles Eisenberger of Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Marcia Williams of Wichita, Kansas; a sister, Angeline Kekahbah of Pawhuska; thirteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.
**** In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a son, George Joseph Eisenberger, who died during the Vietnam War.
Services were held October 14, in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Pawhuska with Donald Stephens officiating. Interment was in the Pawhuska City Cemetery.George Joe Buck Eisenberger was an American Indian.

***** sadly, I never had the chance to meet you. it angers me when I read about you and to see that you died a pointless death. my dad misses you greatly. ill get to meet you someday though. love your nephew. George Eisenberger.
- George Eisenberger
Added: Oct. 10, 2015

***** George "Bucky" Eisenberger is listed as George Joe Bu Eisenberger from Pawhuska; James Anthony "Butch" Tyner is listed from Pawhuska. Those are the three from Pawhuska that I am sure of.
***** Your Paternal Grandparents: Family links:
Grand Parents:#82288064 - Charles Carl Eisenberger (1889 - 1951)and #84430154 Nina May Cruse Eisenberger (1892 - 1949)
***** Your Dad's Sister - Nina Eisenberger Born Sep. 2, 1920 and Death: Sep. 4, 1920 # 82311347.


Length of service 6 years
His tour began on Dec 5, 1965
Casualty was on Dec 5, 1965
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Name: George Joe Buck Eisenberger
Rank/Branch: E5/US Army
Unit: Company B, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
Date of Loss: 05 December 1965
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 112552N 1063324E (XT690473)
Status (in 1973): Killed/Body Not Recovered
Acft/Vehicle/Ground: Ground

Body was not recovered
Panel 03E - Line 126


Other Personnel In Incident: Morris F. Dibble; Edward C. Upner (both missing)



PFC Morris Dibble and SSgt. Edward C. Upner were squad members of a team lead by Sgt. George J. Eisenberger on a ground combat mission in Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam on December 5, 1965.

The unit came under hostile fire from what was believed to be a Viet Cong encampment, and in the first burst of fire, the three men were mortally wounded.

When the unit was able to withdraw from the combat area, it was not possible to recover Dibble, Upner and Eisenberger.

When the enemy threat abated, the squad reentered the area in an attempt to find the bodies, but they were gone.

It was generally believed that they were taken by the Viet Cong and probably buried, which was not at all an uncommon thing to do.

The three members of Company B are listed among the dead, but because their bodies were not recovered, they are also listed among the missing.




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"United States Census, 1940"
Name: George Joseph Eisenberger
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Pawhuska, Pawhuska City, Osage, Oklahoma, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 0
Marital Status: Single
Race: Indian
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Birth Year: 1940

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles Eisenberger M 21 Kansas
Wife Pauline Eisenberger F 21 Kansas
Daughter Charlene Eisenberger F 1 Oklahoma
Son George Joseph Eisenberger M 0 Oklahoma

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Cruce Eisenberger (1918 - 1958)
  Pauline C Tomey Eisenberger (1918 - 2003)
 
Note: Looking for location of his Memorial Headstone.
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
GPS (lat/lon): 21.3136, -157.84703
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Jan 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64164154
Sgt George Joseph Bucky and Joe Buck Eisenberger
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Sgt George Joseph Bucky and Joe Buck Eisenberger
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Sgt George Joseph Bucky and Joe Buck Eisenberger
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- Eddieb
 Added: Dec. 17, 2016

- Eddieb
 Added: May. 29, 2016
sadly, I never had the chance to meet you. it angers me when I read about you and to see that you died a pointless death. my dad misses you greatly. ill get to meet you someday though. love your nephew. George Eisenberger.
- George Eisenberger
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015
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