Civilians Missing/POW from Vietnam War

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U. S. Civilian Missing/POW

        The following information is published by the Department of Defense Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office.  

        No comprehensive, publicly accessible information exists for U. S. civilian KIA, or U. S. civilian deaths due to other causes, in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

Individuals Accounted For:
Status Code Army Air
Force
Navy Marine
Corps
Coast
Guard
Civilians Totals
AR - AWOL/Deserter/Collaborator Returnee 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
BR - Body Recovered 1 4 1 0 0 1 7
EE - Escapee (Not on State Reports) 17 1 2 10 0 6 36
KR - Died in Captivity, Remains Returned 7 13 9 5 0 2 36
NR - Remains Returned/Remains Recovered 105 349 128 52 0 9 643
RR - Returnee (Not on all State Reports) 122 332 149 28 0 56 687
Totals 253 699 289 96 0 74 1411

Individuals Unaccounted For:
Status Code Army Air
Force
Navy Marine
Corps
Coast
Guard
Civilians Totals
BB - Killed in Action, Body not Recovered 291 218 299 155 1 4 968
KK - Died in Captivity, Remains Not Returned 22 5 0 3 0 5 35
MM - Missing (Civilians only) 0 0 0 0 0 11 11
PP - Prisoner (Civilians only) 0 0 0 0 0 8 8
XX - Presumptive Finding of Death 283 410 97 82 0 6 878
Totals 596 633 396 240 1 34 1900

Status Code Descriptions:

AR AWOL/Deserter/Collaborator Returnee
BB Killed in Action, Body Not Recovered
BR Body Recovered
U.S. individuals whose remains were recovered by U.S. or friendly forces or by indigenous persons who turned them over to U.S. control without foreign government interaction.
EE Escapee
U.S. individuals captured by the enemy, who later escaped to U.S. control. These individuals do not appear on state reports due to no home of record information on record.
KK Died in Captivity (remains unaccounted for)
KR Died in Captivity, Remains Returned
MM Missing
U.S. civilians who are presently unaccounted for. These individuals do not appear on state reports due to no home of record information on record.
NR Remains Returned/Remains Recovered
U.S. individuals whose remains were recovered by local forces or by joint local/U.S. recovery operations that were repatriated through official repatriation ceremonies.
PP Prisoner
U.S. civilians who are presently unaccounted for. These individuals do not appear on state reports due to no home of record information on record.
RR Returnee
U.S. individuals captured, then later returned alive during prisoner exchanges. These individuals do not appear on all state reports due to no home of record information on record.
XX Presumptive Finding of Death

U. S Civilians Missing/POW:

DPMO

NUM

LAST

NAME

FIRST

NAME

MIDDLE

NAME

STAT

INCIDENT

DATE

RELEASE

DATE

REMAINS

ID DATE

HOR

INCIDENT

COUNTRY

RETURN

COUNTRY

VEHICLE

TYPE

A601

ACKLEY

JAMES

H

MM

3/7/73

 

 

CA

LA

 

C123

A600

ADKINS

CLODEON

 

RR

1/31/68

3/5/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

A602

ANSON

ROBERT

 

RR

8/3/70

8/23/70

 

 

CB

 

AUTO

B604

BAILON

REUBEN

 

MM

12/25/65

 

 

CA

VS

 

GROUND

B600

BENGE

MICHAEL

 

RR

1/28/68

3/5/73

 

 

VS

 

JEEP

B605

BLEWETT

ALAN

L

XX

7/14/62

 

 

 

LA

 

NAVION

B601

BLOOD

HENRY

F

KR

2/1/68

4/6/88

7/2/98

 

VS

VM

GROUND

B603

BRACE

ERNEST

C

RR

5/21/65

3/28/73

 

 

LA

 

PC6

B602

BROOKENS

NORMAN

J

RR

2/4/68

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

B609

BYTHEWAY

FRANK

L

BB

10/2/69

 

 

TX

VN

 

C2A

C605

CHENEY

JOSEPH

C

NR

9/5/63

7/10/01

5/30/02

WA

LA

LA

C46

C600

COCHEO

RICHARD

NEWELL

PP

1/31/68

 

 

NY

VS

 

GROUND

D600

DAVES

GARY

LAWRENCE

RR

2/1/68

3/27/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

D735

DAWSON

DONALD

 

RR

4/1/65

8/24/65

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

D609

DEAN

CHARLES

 

MMNR

9/10/74

 

pending

NY

LA

 

GROUND

D601

DEBRUIN

EUGENE

H

PP

9/5/63

 

 

WI

LA

 

C46

D603

DEGNAN

JERRY

L

BR

8/9/67

8/9/67

4/13/01

 

VS

 

GROUND

D608

DODD

JOE

LEE

EE

10/10/65

10/25/65

 

 

VS

 

CYCLE

D611

DOLAN

EDWARD

V

BB

3/12/75

 

 

MD

VS

 

DC4

D602

DOWNEY

JOHN

T

RR

11/29/52

3/12/73

 

 

CH

 

ACFT

D606

DRIVER

CLARENCE

N

MM

3/7/73

 

 

CA

LA

 

C123

D607

DUDMAN

RICHARD

 

RR

5/7/70

6/15/70

 

 

CB

 

AUTO

D605

DUFFY

CHARLES

J

XX

1/13/61

 

 

NY

LA

 

GROUND

D604

DUKE

CHARLES

R

MM

5/30/70

 

 

 

VS

 

CYCLE

E601

EBY

ROBERT

GINO

XX

8/21/67

 

 

FL

VS

 

DC3

E602

ELM

HOMER

L

RR

10/6/73

12/19/73

 

 

VS

 

TRUCK

E600

ERSKINE

JACK

D

PP

11/13/68

 

 

 

VS

 

JEEP

F602

FECTEAU

RICHARD

 

RR

11/29/52

12/13/71

 

 

CH

 

ACFT

F601

FLYNN

SEAN

LESLIE

PP

4/6/70

 

 

CA

CB

 

CYCLE

F600

FRITZ

JOHN

J

RR

2/8/69

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

G603

GAY

ARLO

N

RR

4/30/75

9/21/76

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

G600

GERBER

DANIEL

A

PP

5/30/62

 

 

OH

VS

 

GROUND

G903

GOUGELMANN

TUCKER

P E

NR

4/29/75

9/30/77

10/25/77

 

VS

VM

GROUND

G601

GRZYB

ROBERT

H

KK

12/10/67

 

 

MA

VS

 

JEEP

H602

HANGEN

WELLES

 

NR

5/31/70

3/23/92

1/4/93

 

CB

CB

AUTO

H601

HENDERSON

ALEXANDER

 

RR

1/31/68

3/16/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

H607

HERRICK

CHARLES

 

NR

9/5/63

7/10/01

5/30/02

TX

LA

LA

C46

H603

HERTZ

GUSTAV

 

KR

2/2/65

4/28/89

12/1/00

 

VS

VM

GROUND

H605

HOLT

DEWEY

THOMAS

EE

8/23/67

8/24/67

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

H900

HUDSON

HENRY

M

EE

12/20/65

12/21/65

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

J602

JOHNSON

SANDRA

 

RR

2/5/68

3/31/68

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

J603

JONES

DIANE

 

RR

1/22/74

2/3/74

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

J900

JONES

EDWIN

D

EE

12/20/65

12/21/65

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

K600

KALIL

THOMAS

E

KK

2/8/69

 

 

MS

VS

 

AUTO

K603

KAY

EMMET

JAMES

RR

5/7/73

9/18/74

 

 

LA

 

PC6

K602

KEESEE

BOBBY

JOE

RR

9/18/70

3/14/73

 

 

VN

 

ACFT

K601

KJOME

MICHAEL

H

RR

1/31/68

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

K605

KOSH

GERALD

E

RR

1/19/74

1/31/74

 

 

VS

 

ISLAND

K604

KRAUSE

ARTHUR

E

RR

6/8/63

11/18/63

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

L914

LECORNEC

JOHN

GILBERT

NR

4/29/75

8/14/85

10/24/85

 

VS

VM

GROUND

L600

LEWIS

JAMES

F

RR

4/16/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M600

MANHARD

PHILLIP

W

RR

1/31/68

3/16/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M603

MARK

KIT

T

MM

5/30/70

 

 

 

VS

 

CYCLE

M605

MATTIX

SAM

 

RR

10/27/72

3/28/73

 

 

LA

 

GROUND

M612

MCCOMBS

PHILLIP

A

RR

4/30/74

5/22/74

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M601

MEYER

LEWIS

E

RR

2/1/68

3/27/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M614

MILLER

CAROLYN

PAINE

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M618

MILLER

GEORGE

C

BB

3/12/75

 

 

IN

VS

 

DC4

M613

MILLER

JOHN

DANIEL

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M615

MILLER

LUANNE

 

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M602

MITCHELL

ARCHIE

EMERSON

PP

5/30/62

 

 

WA

VS

 

GROUND

M616

MITCHELL

BETTY

JANET

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M608

MONAHAN

ROBERT

W

RR

5/27/66

1/1/67

 

 

VS

 

JEEP

M607

MORALES

FRANK

ADRIAN

XX

12/6/68

 

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

M610

MOREAU

RON

 

RR

5/3/73

5/14/73

 

 

VS

 

BOAT

M609

MORROW

MICHAEL

 

RR

5/7/70

6/15/70

 

 

CB

 

AUTO

N602

NELSON

MARJORIE

 

RR

2/5/68

3/31/68

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

N600

NEWINGHAM

JAMES

A

RR

2/8/69

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

N601

NIEHOUSE

DANIEL

LEE

KK

11/25/66

 

 

IL

VS

 

JEEP

O600

OLSEN

BETTY

ANN

KK

2/1/68

 

 

NY

VS

 

GROUND

O601

OLSEN

ROBERT

F

RR

2/1/68

3/27/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

P600

PAGE

RUSSELL

J

RR

1/31/68

3/16/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

P605

PHILLIPS

LILLIAN

MARGUERI

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

P604

PHILLIPS

RICHARD

LEE

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

P910

PIRKLE

LOWELL

ZINN

NR

8/3/67

10/31/94

1/9/98

 

LA

LA

UH34D

P603

POND

ELIZABETH

 

RR

5/7/70

6/15/70

 

 

CB

 

AUTO

P911

POTTER

KENT

BIDDLE

BBNR

2/10/71

 

5/29/2003 

PA

LA

 

UH1H

Q600

QUINN-JUDGE

SOPHIE

 

RR

1/22/74

2/3/74

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

R600

RAMSEY

DOUGLAS

 

RR

1/17/66

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

R103

RAWLINGS

JAMES

 

NR

1/3/75

10/5/93

2/7/94

 

VS

VM

C123

R605

REYNOLDS

TERRY

L

XX

4/26/72

 

 

KS

CB

 

AUTO

R603

RITTER

GEORGE

L

MM

12/27/71

 

 

PA

LA

 

C123K

R602

ROLLINS

JAMES

U

RR

2/5/68

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

CYCLE

R601

RUSHTON

THOMAS

 

RR

2/1/68

3/27/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S606

SCALES

THOMAS

R

RR

5/27/66

1/1/67

 

 

VS

 

JEEP

S610

SCARBOROUGH

JAY

ROSS

RR

3/12/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S614

SEIDL

ROBERT

 

BB

3/12/75

 

 

 

VS

 

DC4

S604

SHIMKIN

ALEX

 

MM

7/12/72

 

 

IL

VS

 

GROUND

S613

SIMMONS

WILLIE

E

RR

8/16/75

1975/10/00

 

 

LA

 

GROUND

S603

SIMPSON

JAMES

EDWARD

KK

11/5/68

 

 

 

VS

 

JEEP

S750

SMITH

LINDA

 

EE

3/10/75

3/27/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S612

SMITH

MICHELLE

L

EE

3/10/75

3/27/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S600

SPAULDING

RICHARD

 

RR

1/31/68

3/16/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S608

SPRAGENS

JOHN

 

RR

4/30/74

5/22/74

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S601

STARK

LAWRENCE

J

RR

2/1/68

3/5/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

S602

STONE

DANA

 

PP

4/6/70

 

 

VT

CB

 

CYCLE

S609

STRUHARIK

PAUL

ALLEN

RR

3/10/75

10/30/75

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

T600

TAVARES

JOHN

R

MM

5/18/65

 

 

HI

VS

 

GROUND

T601

TOWNLEY

ROY

F

MM

12/27/71

 

 

CA

LA

 

C123K

U600

UTECHT

RICHARD

W

RR

2/4/68

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

AUTO

V600

VIETTI

ELEANOR

A

PP

5/30/62

 

 

TX

VS

 

GROUND

W604

WALDHAUS

RICHARD

G

RR

8/4/71

2/12/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

W605

WALSH

BRIAN

 

MM

4/25/75

 

 

 

CB

 

GROUND

W600

WEAVER

EUGENE

 

RR

1/31/68

3/16/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

W603

WEISSENBACK

EDWARD

J

XX

12/27/71

 

 

OR

LA

 

C123K

W602

WILLIS

CHARLES

E

RR

1/31/68

3/27/73

 

 

VS

 

GROUND

W134

WOLFKILL

GRANT

 

RR

5/15/61

8/15/62

 

 

LA

 

H34

Y600

YIM

JOHN

SUNG

MM

4/25/75

 

 

 

CB

 

GROUND

 

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