Larry Duane Naasz

Private First Class
Army of the United States
05 January 1942 - 21 November 1966
Roundup, Montana
Panel 12E Line 104

Combat Infantry

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Larry Duane Naasz

27 Jul 2006

Larry served with C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th US Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. His tour of duty in South Vietnam began on September 01, 1966, and he died on November 21, 1966. Larry was laid to rest in Billings, Montana.

Jo Meidinger

09 Aug 2006

These men who are dead fought for me and you.

From his nephew,
Lionel Duane Bennett

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On 21 November 1966, C Company, 1/5th Cavalry, was engaged by enemy forces while operating along the Cambodian border in Kontum Province, SVN. Charlie 1/5 lost 34 men killed in action in the battle:
  • C Co, 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry
    • SGT Theodore A. Alkire, Ridgeley, WV
    • PFC Gary D. Byford, Roundup, MT
    • SP4 Louis Castillo, Chicago, IL, medic (HHC w/ C/1/5 Cav)
    • PFC Eduardo Chavez, Santa Paula, CA
    • PFC John M. Dalton, Chicago, IL (Silver Star)
    • PFC Carlito L. Dorsey, Seaside, CA
    • SP4 Norman C. Farris, Springfield, MA (Bronze Star "V")
    • PFC John L. Godfrey, Ligonier, IN
    • PFC Ralls Hawkins, Macon, GA
    • PFC Charles L. Hicks, Hazard, KY
    • PFC Harvey Johnson, Madison Heights, VA
    • PFC Marion E. Johnson, Milledgeville, GA
    • PFC Carroll H. Jones, Richmond, VA
    • PFC Arnold R. Krasnoff, New York, NY
    • SFC Bobby W. Letbetter, Goldthwaite, TX
    • SSG Charles K. Malone, Danville, PA
    • PFC Gamaliel Marcano-diaz, Bayamon, PR
    • SP4 Eugene E. Mitchell, Scottsboro, AL
    • PFC Larry D. Naasz, Roundup, MT
    • PFC Joseph L. Rabon, Charleston Heights, SC
    • PFC Jerry D. Sabens, Salem, IN
    • PFC Edward J. Scahill, Randolph, MA
    • PFC Joseph Scicutella, New York, NY
    • PFC Samuel W. Smith, Baltimore, MD
    • SP4 James E. Smythe, Reeds Spring, MO
    • PFC Andrew L. Stephens, Livingston, TX
    • SP4 Wilbert Stewart, Baltimore, MD
    • PFC Clifford R. Stout, Trenton, NJ
    • PFC Alvin B. Tucker, Nashville, NC
    • SP4 Lester E. Unger, Centerville, OH
    • SP4 Donald G. Vernon, Ocala, FL
    • PFC John F. Waden, Malden, MA
    • SSG Max M. Woodsmall, Elnora, IN

  • B Btry, 1st Bn, 77th Artillery
    • PFC George A. Turner, Mulga, AL (FO team member w/ C/1/5 Cav)

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 27 Jul 2006
Last updated 08/10/2009