Chaplain's Hill Project

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

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Snelling National Cemetery-Minneapolis, Minnesota Military Honors: Purple Heart POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     […]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Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery-Manila, Philippines Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Yes Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos […]

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