John Joseph Berthel

Private First Class
Army of the United States
17 May 1945 - 29 June 1966
New York, New York
Panel 08E Line 107

The database page for John Joseph Berthel

12 Dec 2004

We all love and miss you - your brothers and sisters all over the United States.

Your brother, Jim

28 Dec 2004

Mom has come to visit you and Dad on the 17th of December. Bye for now ... love and miss you.

Brother Jim

12 Apr 2005

Hi, guy ... happy birthday on 5/17. We all miss you - family and friends. We still care for you even if we are not there.

Love from Jim, Dee, Jo-Ann, and Samantha Jo ... she would have loved you.

The family misses and loves you on this Memorial Day 5/30/2005
Rest in peace with Mom and Dad.


From his brother,
Jim Berthel
414 N E 160th Ave, Vancouver, Wa 98684
E-Mail will be forwarded by the
02 May 2006

Thank you for your service and dedication to your country. It is because of your sacrifice that we are a free nation. I never met you but you are in my prayers.

Your cousin
Richard Berthel
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A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 29 June 1966, "A" Company, 2/503rd Infantry, lost 12 menin an engagement southeast of Xuan Loc:
  • SGT Albert R. Potter, Browns Mills, NJ
  • SP4 Jesse C. Felder, Jersey City, NJ
  • SP4 Frederic W. Fritts, Beaumont, TX
  • SP4 Richard L. Hido, Painesville, OH
  • PFC Malcolm C. Berry, Hartford, CT (medic, HHC with A/2/503)
  • PFC John J. Berthel, New York, NY
  • PFC Robert M. Bowman, Wilmington, DE
  • PFC Frank Graves, Washington, DC
  • PFC Tommy R. Jones, Nashville, NC
  • PFC Leslie R. Smith, Indianapolis, IN
  • PFC Francis G. Stevens, Ellsworth, ME
  • PFC Paul J. Surette, Holbrook, MA

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his brother,
Jim Berthel
414 N E 160th Ave, Vancouver Wa.
E-Mail may be forwarded via the
12 Dec 2004

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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