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Abe Quiring's, Henry Ratzlaff's

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David Janzen's, Johann Ratzlaff's

 

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LOCAL & RELATIVE WAR -VETERANS AND CASUALTIES

The Virtual Wall  |  Access Genealogy Casualty List  |  Viet Nam Medics on the Wall
The Coffelt Database (downloadable)   |   Cottonwood Co. MN World War I Records-Photos   | 
Complete Cottonwood County World War I Book 1917-1918-1919

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Erwin John Harder
Corporal

1-Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (Vietnam Service)
2-Achievement Medal
3-Purple Heart
4-National Defense Service Medal
5-Vietnam Campaign Medal awarded by the Republic of South Vietnam

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Mountain Lake, Minnesota
Graduate of Mountain Lake High School 1966
Date of birth: 02/27/1948

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Corporal (See Note below)
ID No: 56566467
MOS: 11B10 Infantryman
LenSvc: Less than one year
Unit: D CO, 5TH BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV
Note: E3 at loss. Posthumous Promotion as indicated

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Tuesday, 01/14/1969
Cas Date: Tuesday, 04/29/1969
Age at Loss: 21
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died
Reason: Multiple Fragmentation Wounds - Ground Casualty
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Buried: Mountain Lake Cemtery

Roger Theodore Fast
Private First Class

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Butterfield, Minnesota
Graduate of Butterfield High School 1966
Date of birth:  01/14/1948

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 56565673
MOS: 11H10 Infantry Direct Fire Crewman
LenSvc: Less than one year
Unit: D CO, 2ND BN, 8TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Wednesday, 07/24/1968
Cas Date: Monday, 08/19/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died
Reason: Gun, Small Arms Fire - Ground Casualty

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Buried: 1st Mennonite Church North of Butterfield Cemetery

Lawrence Dean Gosen
Lieutenant Commander

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Bingham Lake, Minnesota
Graduate of Mountain Lake High School 1955
Graduate of US Naval Academy 1959
Date of birth: 02/04/1938

MILITARY DATA
Service: Navy (Regular)
Grade at loss: O4
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
ID No: 630561
MOS: 1310 Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
LenSvc: Between 8 and 9 years
Unit: ATKRON 23, CARRIER AIR WING 19, USS TICONDEROGA

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Not recorded
Incident Date: Tuesday, 07/23/1968
Cas Date: Tuesday, 07/23/1968
Age at Loss: 30
Remains: Body Not Recovered
Location: Yankee Station, North Vietnam
Type: Non-hostile, Died Of Other Causes
Reason: Air Loss, Crash - Sea - Fixed Wing - Pilot

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Memorial: Delft Cemetery

Gregory Alm Ratzlaff
Captain USMC

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Olympia, Washington
Graduate of Highline High School, Burien, Washington 1986
Date of birth: ?

MILITARY DATA
Service: USMC - Navy
Grade at loss: O3
Rank: Captain
ID No: ?
MOS: Helicopter Pilot
LenSvc: Between 13 and 14 years
Unit: Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Not recorded
Incident Date: Tuesday, 08/03/2004
Cas Date: Tuesday, 08/03/2004
Age at Loss: 36
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Forward Operating Base Duke, Al Anbar Province, Najaf, Iraq
Type: Non-hostile, Died Of Other Causes
Reason: Ground Incident  - Accidental Shooting

Buried: New Tacoma Cemetery

FIRST COUSIN (2xRemoved) FIRST COUSIN  (2xRemoved) FIRST COUSIN FIRST COUSIN
Abraham H. QuiringAbe H. Quiring
Private

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Mountain Lake, Minnesota
Date of birth:  05/08/1895
Date of death: 03/19/1977

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
World War I
21-Sep-1917 to 13-Jun-1919
Co. C, 351st Inf., 88th Division

Trained at Camp Dodge, IA (photo)
Transferred 01-Nov-1917 to Auxiliary Remount Dept., Camp Dodge.  Discharged at Camp Dodge 13-Jun-1919

Buried: Mountain Lake Cemetery

Jacob L. Quiring
draftee

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Mountain Lake, Minnesota
Date of birth:  11/28/1889
Date of death: 06/30/1966

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Selective Service)
World War I

Buried: Mountain Lake Cemetery

Chief Terry Lee Ratzlaff
CPO(MM)
Chief Petty Officer
Machinist Mate - Nuclear

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Henderson, Nebraska
Date of birth:  1946
Graduate of Henderson High School 1965

MILITARY DATA
Service: Navy (Regular)
Viet Nam War

Oris Dewayne Friesen
Private First Class

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: York, Nebraska
Date of birth:  1940
Graduate of York High School 1958

MILITARY DATA
Service: USMC - Air Wing (Reserves)
Viet Nam War
2 Mar 1957 - 1 Mar 1965
Rating: 6400-Basic Aircraft Maintenance & Repairman
Active duty:
2 October 1958 - 1 April 1959

FIRST COUSIN SECOND COUSIN (1xRemoved) FIRST COUSIN (1xRemoved) FIRST COUSIN (1xRemoved)
Homer Joe Friesen
Private First Class

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Phoenix, Arizona
Date of birth: 1943
Graduate of Washington High School 1961

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Reserves)
Viet Nam War

Joshua Aaron Quiring
Captain

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Pacifica, California
Date of birth:  1977
Graduate of San Francisco Christian School 1996

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Air Force
War on Terrorism
Missileer
AFSC 13SX

Walter Quiring
CPL, US ARMY AIR FORCES

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Frazer, Montana
Date of birth:  04-Jun-1917

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army Air Forces
World War II
Died: 24-Aug-1999
Buried: Willamette National Cemetery
Carroll James Quiring
MOMM3 US NAVY

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: ?
Date of birth:  23-Dec-1923

MILITARY DATA
Service: US Navy - Petty Officer 3rd Class, Motor Machinist Mate
World War II
Died: 13-Jul-1988
Buried: Riverside National Cemetery

SECOND COUSIN SON    
Allen Dale Quiring
MM2 US Navy

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Glasgow, Montana
Date of birth: 2 Feb 1946

MILITARY DATA
Service: US Navy - Petty Officer 2nd Class, Machinist Mate
Viet Nam War
Died: 19-Dec-2004
Buried: Riverside National Cemetery
28-Jan-2010Konrad Henry Quiring
Petty Officer 2nd Class MMN2 (SW)


PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Newton, Kansas
Date of birth: 1990
Graduate of Newton High School 2009

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
War on Terrorism
Rating: Machinist Mate Nuclear (MMN2) NEC-3385