John Raymond Crouse

Specialist Four
88TH TRANS CO, 124TH TRANS BN, 8TH TRANS GRP, 1 LOG CMD
Army of the United States
25 August 1943 - 05 May 1968
Hillsboro, Ohio
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1 LOG CMD

8TH TRANS GRP
Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for John Raymond Crouse

01 Mar 2001

Remembered by his friends and family

From his cousin,
Julia Simmons
huey227@verizon.net

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 05 May 1968 a convoy was ambushed on Highway 14 about 8 kilometers south of Kontum City. At least eight, and by one account nineteen, soldiers died in the fighting. The nineteen men were
  • SP4 John W. Eckell, Isabel, KS, 4th MP Co
  • SGT Raymond L. Gee, Mount Pulaski, IL, 4th MP Co
  • SP4 Michael S. Osteen, Gulf Hammock, FL, 4th MP Co
  • PFC Gary L. Bounds, Salisbury, MD, B Co, 4th S&T Bn
  • PVT Ronald Middleton, New York, NY, C Co, 4th S&T Bn
  • PFC William T. Smiley, Fresno, CA, A Troop, 1/10 Cavalry
  • PFC John L. Downing, Phoenix, AZ, C Co, 43rd Sig Bn
  • SP4 Harold T. Henesy, St Petersburg, FL, C Co, 43rd Sig Bn
  • PFC Larry D. Williams, Minneapolis, MN, C Co, 43rd Sig Bn
  • CPL Darrius W. Adams, Ivydale, WV, A Co, 1/22 Infantry
  • PFC Nicholas S. Conaxis, Franklin, MA, A Btry, 6/29th Artillery
  • SP4 John R. Knorr, Manitowoc, WI, A Btry, 6/29th Artillery
  • PFC Samuel E. Watkins, Tooele, UT, A Btry, 6/29th Artillery
  • SP4 Lynley L. Rash, Longview, WA, B Btry, 6/29th Artillery
  • SP4 Jerry A. Wyman, Livonia, MI, 563rd Trans Co, 124th Trans Bn
  • SP4 Donald A. Campbell, Detroit, MI, 64th Trans Co, 124th Trans Bn
  • SP4 John R. Crouse, Hillsboro, OH, 88th Trans Co, 124th Trans Bn
  • SP4 William J. Safrit, South Bend, IN, D Co, 299th Engineers
  • SP4 Tommy L. Shehorn, Decatur, IL, D Co, 299th Engineers


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his cousin,
Julia Simmons
huey227@verizon.net



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 01 Mar 2001
Last updated 07/16/2006