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Cherokee County Vietnam Casualties


Recorded from articles published in the Cherokee Daily Times. 

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Last Name First Name Rank &
Date of Death
Family Incident
Bruce Dennis Private, 4th Army Division
4 Nov 1966
Parents: Mr & Mrs Clifford Bruce, Aurelia, IA
Maternal grandmother: Mrs. Lincoln Hahn, Cherokee, IA
Brothers: Dan, Terry, Jerry
Killed by rifle fire in Vietnam 
KirchoffWilburSergeant, Navy Marines Corps Recon Platoon
Mar 1966
Parents: Mr & Mrs Glen Kirchoff, rural Marcus, IA
Wife: Judy (Mead) Kirchoff, Imperial Beach, CA
Daughter: Deanna Kirchoff, Imperial Beach, CA
Sister: Holly Kirchoff, IA State Univ Student
Killed during heavy fighting with the enemy in Viet Nam
Mahoney Ronald 8 Dec 1966 Parents: Mr & Mrs Max Mahoney, Chili, WI
Paternal grandmother: Mrs. Bessie Mahoney, Cherokee, IA
Uncle: Wayne Mahoney, Cherokee, IA
Siblings: Donald, Janice, Carol, Eileen, Susan, Barbara & Nancy
Killed while on routine duty, while constructing roads and landing strips in Vietnam
Source: Special Issue Cherokee County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol 15, Num 10, October 1980, Section XIV

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