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Billy M. Brown (#46859520)
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Bio Photo A member of the Permian Basin Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Midland, Texas. I am researching all 228 men who died in Vietnam from 30 West Texas Counties. Project includes finding burial sites.

I am also attempting to locate the final burial places and pictures of all Veterans who died in the Vietnam War. The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund is in the process of building a new education center which will house the photos of all Vietnam casualties. I am involved in this project. If any one has a picture of a Vietnam casualty, please let me know.

I am attempting to add memorial tributes to those Vietnam deaths as I find them at findagrave. I am using data from many sources. One of the best is www.virtualwall.org. This is a copyrighted site. I have been a 10 year contributor and assist them when and where I am asked. I am not on their staff. I have obtained permission to utilize some of their material. That permission, however, is limited and does not give other contributors the permission to copy and use that material without obtaining authorization from www.virtualwall.org.

Other sources includes Department of Defense Form 1330 headstone request information. I do not have actual copies of these requests but do have means to obtain copies from other researchers such at www.virtualwall.org and Robert Sage of Austin, Texas. This information, however, was documented a short time following the death of the service member. There have been instances where a service member was disinterred and moved to another grave site at a later date. Some of the information gives a burial locale and not a specific cemetery. In those instances, the headstone was most often delivered to the Funeral Home, or when delivered to a family member, they made their own arrangements to the set the headstone.

Other sites that I utilize is the Wall Project at www.vvmf.org. This is the actual site of the Wall. Some of the information includes other contributors who have documented information there. I attempt to give credit as I can.

Other sites include www.thewall-usa.com. Finally, I have utilized information from family, friends and acquaintances to document the Vietnam casualty's final resting place. Invaluable is the contribution of the findagrave community. These volunteers have assisted in actually locating and documenting burial sites.

There are occasionally errors and omissions, but I will correct that when I receive creditable information.



If you feel that any of the images/words used on this site infringe on YOUR rights, please contact me via EDIT BUTTON FOR CORRESPONDENCE and I will be more than happy to comply with your request and remove them.




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Barry Gebhart
Corp Carl M "Butch" Gebhart
Billy, I just found the information that you posted on my cousin Corp Carl M Gebhart Jr memorial# 60212446 this past week. I was surfing the internet and found this by accident. "Butch" was a first cousin and I was only 8 when he was killed. Needless to say this has stirred up a lot of memories. His dad and my dad were brothers. Thank you so much for posting this information. I intend to show the picture to my mother who is 88 years old to see if she remembers him. Just curious if you have any information on any of his siblings. I know its a long shot but thought I would ask. Leave me a message and let me know.

Thank you again.
Barry A Gebhart
Added by Barry Gebhart on Aug 28, 2015 7:16 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
Cameron Joseph Devine at Ft Bliss
Billy: I read your flower comment on Cameron. I think you need to revamp it.....I found he killed himself-poor guy:
Casualty Type:
Non-Hostile - Died of Illness/Injuries

Casualty Reason:Suicide

Casualty Air:Ground Casualty

Body Status:Body Recovered

Service Branch:United States Marine Corps
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Aug 27, 2015 9:02 AM
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John Frink
Please delete my two previous messages. My computer got away from me. Also, could you add your photo from Memorial 15125024 to his memorial in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Memorial No. 671401.
Added by snm on Aug 17, 2015 3:26 PM
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Jhn Frink
Added by snm on Aug 17, 2015 3:24 PM
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John Frink
Added by snm on Aug 17, 2015 3:23 PM
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Chester Donald Dale
Would you be able to tell me where you obtained the graduation photo for this man. His memorial is No. 17532765. I am also from his home town. I would like to add him to a Virtual Cemetery I have but your information would be helpful.
Added by snm on Aug 16, 2015 9:20 PM
Don Calhoun
RE: Arthur Harry Johnson, 76987927
Thank You for the clarification.
Added by Don Calhoun on Aug 10, 2015 5:07 AM
Don Calhoun
Arthur Harry Johnson, 76987927
Billy,
Just posted a nicer stone photo for 76987927. So, what does 16GS mean? I like to decipher the Mil stones for the civilians.
Added by Don Calhoun on Aug 09, 2015 2:42 PM
darrell smith
Thanks
Thank You for the work you are doing toward honoring Vietnam Veterans.
From A Vietnam Vet: Darrell Smith
Added by darrell smith on Jul 25, 2015 2:01 PM
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