Wehrs, David Wilbert, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1965 - 1967


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Feb 03, 1967
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14E 115

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialChapter 807
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1967, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 807 (Sergeant At Arms) (New Ulm, Minnesota) - Chap. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1966-1967, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
  1966-1967, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Barbara Burnham
Dave was my big brother
30 East Caribbean Lane Phoenix AZ 85022 USA
Dear Dave, I still miss you every day, and can't believe 43 years have
passed. Rick came to meet me, Jerry, and Brenda last April, just before
your birthday, and told us what happened. He gave us such a precious
gift, Dave. We finally understand that you were not only a hero in our
minds, but are a hero in the hearts and souls of the men who served
with you. Rick still feels your presence, and so do I. Mom, Dad, and Jeff
are all with you now, and that gives me peace. You will never be
forgotten and will always be my hero! I love you, Barb
Feb 2, 2010
Barbara Burnham
Dave was my big brother
30 East Caribbean Lane Phoenix AZ 85022 USA
My family and I recently met the man who was with my brother, Dave, the
day he was killed 42 years ago. His name is Rick Dimas, and he has given
us the precious gift of relaying to us the last moment of our brother's life.
He also has confirmed with us that our brother was the strong leader and
hero we always imagined he would have been, and was loved by his men.
This is an excerpt from a poem that I think describes what was on the
minds and in the hearts of these heroic men every day as they did their
duty in Hell. God bless them all..... Got Your Back I am a soldier serving
proudly, standing tall. I fight for freedom, yours and mine, by answering
this call. I do my job while knowing, the thanks it sometimes lacks. Say a
prayer that I come home, its me that's got your back
Oct 20, 2009

Charlotte Ohm
David W. Wehrs was my brother
8023 50th Ave NE
Elgin, MN 55932 USA
Honoring Dave
Dave was a wonderful son and brother who loved his family
and was waiting to get home to his two children Deb and
Jeff. We all miss home very much. He was a small town boy
with hopes for the future.
Monday, April 03, 2000

David is buried at Elgin Cemetery, Wabasha County,MN.


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