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Victor Vilionis (#47207612)
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Bio Photo United States Marine Corps Veteran, having served with H&S Co Mortar Platoon, 3d Bn, 2d Marines, 2d Marine Division, FMF 1964 - 1966, HQ Co S-2 Section, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (Rein), FMF. 1966 - 1967 Vietnam.

"Honoring the 1593 US Marines and USN Navy Corpsmen who served with the 7th Marine Regiment in Vietnam and paid the ultimate sacrifice for God, Corps, and Country with their lives."

Our Marines and Navy Corpsmen

Our First Casualty of the Vietnam War:
Thomas Robert Ames
Our Last Casualty of the Vietnam War:
Jerry Waine Steward
Our Last Casualty listed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in May 2012.
Frank Anthony Neary
Our Youngest Casualty
Patrick Eugene Sinclair Seventeen years, Nine months Old
SP 4 James Ronald StutesUSA
LCpl Kenneth John Stutes USMC
1stLt John Lawrence Banks III USAF
PFC David Lennox Banks USMC
SP 4 Budd E. Hood USA
Charles A. Hood USMC
Robert Paul Wyatt USMC
Phillip Edgar Wyatt USMC


Medal of Honor
Oscar Palmer Austin
Wayne Maurice Caron
Ralph Ellis Dias
James Donnie Howe
Jose Francisco Jimenez
Larry Eugene Smedley
Lester William Weber
Roy Mitchell Wheat
Kenneth Lee Worley

Navy Cross 20
Silver Star 89
Legion of Merit 1
Navy & Marine Corps Medal 3
Bronze Star 71
USN - USMC Commendation Medal 19
USN - USMC Achievement Medal 3


March 04, 1966 Operation UTAH

2d Battalion, 7th Marines , 42 Marines and USN Corpsmen killed in action.
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Messages left for Victor Vilionis (117)[Leave Message]
RE: Duplicated Memorial
Hi Victor,
Yes, She transferred several to me with and without cemeteries. She told me that she was going to transfer some more.
I look for the burial location of those created as Unknown and if I find the location and a duplicate, I delete the duplicate I have from Pam.
Besides you there are other contributors that have had their memorials with cemeteries and I have deleted the duplicates from Pam.
If you come across any that are were transferred from her to me that are duplicates of yours with a Unknown or with a cemetery, just let me know and I will delete the duplicate.
I'm not after gathering numbers of memorials as a Numbers game. I do my best to research every name of each memorial I have.
Also submit Edits to several contributors that delete the Edits and then update their memorials with what I have submitted. There are some I no longer submit Edits to their memorials. Billy B and Elizabeth R being among them.
Thanks for the email.
Added by Tony on Sep 28, 2015 3:44 PM
Also Jimmy williams is listed correctly in Honey bee, tho after your entry. please add him to the correct cemetery also and then ask Billy to delete his..thanks and great work on memorials
Added by Bobby on Sep 23, 2015 5:50 PM
Ellen SP
Harold Klusendorf
Hello. Thank you for the edits. Much appreciated. I hope to get out and take a photo of the grave in the next week or two. Harold is my dad's first cousin and we still remember and honor him and the sacrifice of his life for our country. Thanks so much for creating his memorial.
Added by Ellen SP on Sep 16, 2015 9:50 AM
PFC Joseph Donald Pogue
Memorial# 17957180 - Beautiful Memorial, Thank you.
I am a distant cousin on his mother's side.
Added by Yeschke on Sep 14, 2015 12:09 PM
Jim Krahulec
RE: Daniel Wawrzyniak
Quick work. Thank you, Marine. And thank you for all your efforts on Find A Grave.

Jim Krahulec

Added by Jim Krahulec on Sep 14, 2015 11:19 AM
Love in Family
Joseph Lamar Jordan
Thank you so very much the time you still devoting to our country and those who fought for freedom without thoughts of virtue or glory. You are an American to be admired by all.
Thank you for the corrections to my memorial for Joseph.
I ask you for permission to use your data for this memorial giving you credit of course. It would be so very appropriate to honor him in this way.
I have a virtual cemetery for the fallen I have encountered since I started working in central Georgia it is called 'Some gave all'.
Thank you once again, Bren
Added by Love in Family on Sep 13, 2015 6:48 PM
Ruth Vela
PFC Terence Edward Barney
Thank you for maintaine the findagrave site of my 1st cousin 1x removed PFC Terence Edward Barney #50407040, he was killed in actin furing the Vietnam war.

Ruth Vela (Barney)
Added by Ruth Vela on Sep 13, 2015 12:53 AM
Debbie Coppersmith
Please edit

Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Sep 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 135780882

Hello Viktor,
First, my heartfelt thanks for creating my brother's memorial. I did notice that you have my mother's last name wrong. Would it be possible for you to edit it?
Instead of June I Hall, it should be June I Ball.
I'd appreciate it very much.
Thanks again for taking the time to create these memorials.
Added by Debbie Coppersmith on Sep 06, 2015 4:27 AM
Dale Richardson
Thank you for the added information...

Added by Eddieb on Sep 02, 2015 6:11 PM
Guadalupe De La Cruz
Thank you for the information and photo, would you like to manage the memorial page? I will gladly transfer it to you.
Added by LKat on Aug 19, 2015 6:33 AM
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