Howard Leroy Painter

Private First Class
Army of the United States
27 May 1942 - 10 February 1968
Rothbury, Michigan
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Combat Infantry

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Howard Leroy Painter

02 Aug 2006

Howard was a wonderful friend and like so many others who went to Viet Nam didn't expect nor deserve what happened to him. I still think of him even after all these years. He will never be forgotten and will always be loved. God Bless Howard and I know you are looking down on us all.

From a friend,
Carolynn Favreau
Kirksville Mo 63501

A Note from The Virtual Wall

During the first two weeks of the TET Offensive the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry lost 20 men in a series of engagements in the border areas of Hau Nghia, Binh Duong, and Gia Linh Provinces just west of Saigon. The American dead were
  • A Company:
    • PFC Gary S. Christenbury, Concord, NC (02/10/1968)
    • SP4 Lowen L. Jones, East St Louis, IL (02/07/1968)
    • SP4 Edward McCorvey, Pensacola, FL (02/03/1968)

  • B Company:
  • C Company:
    • CPL Andy P. Crawford, Hinsdale, NY (02/07/1968)
    • PFC Wallace L. Giesen, La Crosse, WI (02/07/1968)
    • CPL James R. Holt, Jacksonville, AR (02/05/1968)
    • PFC Howard L. Painter, Rothbury, MI (02/10/1968)
    • CPL Norman E. Rose, Oxford, NC (02/07/1968)
    • PFC Jackie G. Smith, Hornbeak, TN (02/07/1968)
    • CPL Albertis Williamson, Abbottsburg, NC (02/10/1968)

  • D Company:
    • 2LT Raymond E. Dunlap, Amarillo, TX (02/06/1968)
    • PFC Michael A. Hodge, Sparta, WI (02/06/1968)
    • CPT Eugene M. Korecki, Toledo, OH (02/03/1968)
    • SP4 Calvin R. MacKay, Jamaica Plain, MA (02/12/1968)
    • SP4 John J. Petrillo, Farmingdale, NY (02/06/1968)
    • PFC Stanley E. Watson, Anderson, CA (02/11/1968)

  • HQ Company:
    • PFC Richard M. Anderson, Dearborn, MI (02/10/1968)
    • SP4 Le Roy E. Damiano, Harrison, ID (02/12/1968)
    • SP4 William A. Harter, Knightstown, IN (02/12/1968)

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 02 Aug 2006
Last updated 08/10/2009