Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

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Vakoc, Henry Timothy

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Iraq Monument: Born: 1/8/1960 Hometown: Hennepin County Home State: Minnesota Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 6/20/2009 – first Chaplain wounded in the Iraqi conflict Resting Place: Fort Snelling National Cemetery-Minneapolis, Minnesota Military Honors: Purple Heart POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     […]

Vanderheiden, Joseph

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 10/22/1911 Hometown: Humphrey Home State: Nebraska Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/15/1944 – killed when the Japanese POW ship, Oryoku Maru, was sunk Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery-Manila, Philippines Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Yes Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos […]

Verret, John J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army (Paratroop division) Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 7/7/1912 Hometown: Randolph Home State: Vermont Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 1/8/1945 – killed in action at the Battle of the Bulge Resting Place: St. Mary’s Cemetery-Swanton, Vermont Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical […]

Vickers, Thurman Gomez

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Air Force Conflict: World War I and World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 12/12/1887 Hometown: Durham County Home State: North Carolina Last place of Worship: Staff Chaplain for the Army Air Force in Santa Ana, California Date of Death: 8/14/1944 Resting Place: Oakwood Cemetery-Raleigh, North Carolina Military Honors: Silver Star, Croix de […]

Vincent, Clarence A.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: Hometown: Alameda Home State: California Last place of Worship: Date of Death:3/13/1945 Resting Place: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery-Liege, Belgium Military Honors: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     […]

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