Jeffery Harold Van Vleet

Specialist Five
Army of the United States
21 June 1948 - 24 March 1968
Kimball, Minnesota
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Combat Medic

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Jeffery Harold Van Vleet

31 Mar 2005

I just want Jeff remembered on the Wall and for his family.

Bill Johnson

10 May 2007

This is Jeffrey Thomas VanVleet. I was named after Jeffrey Harold VanVleet I never knew Jeff but from what I heard he was a very great person.

From his nephew,
Jeffrey Thomas VanVleet

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry, lost 13 men in an engagement at San Nho, east of the Filhol Rubber Plantation, on 24 March 1968:
  • A Company:
    • 1LT Francis L. Gaulocher, Iowa City, IA
    • SP4 Darryl B. Fullum, Ravenna, OH
    • SP4 John B. Weill, Owensboro, KY
    • PFC Charles E. Davenport, Hollywood, FL
    • PFC Carl R. Rasori, Los Angeles, CA

  • B Company:
    • SSG Terrance E. Smith, Phillipsburg, NJ
    • SGT Val E. Barton, Redwood Estates, CA
    • SGT Robert D. Reichert, Alma, MI
    • SP4 Jack W. Haley, Ada, OK
    • PFC Stephen L. Halstead, Bainbridge, GA

  • C Company:
    • SSG Danny S. Thompson, Laurens, SC
    • SP4 Gerald G. Chino, Cubero, NM

  • HQ Company:
    • SP5 Jeffery H. Van Vleet, Kimball, MN
SP5 Van Vleet was a medic and it isn't known which rifle company he was with.

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 8 Apr 2005
Last updated 08/10/2009