Vienna Historical Society
Preserving the History of Vienna and Mount Vernon, Maine

Korean War Veterans

Korean War Veterans of Vienna

compiled by Eileen Lord & Norma Wing

Robert Austin Bean

Parents: Arthur & Ethelyn (Tucker) Bean
Birth Place: Farmington, Maine
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1931
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He was drafted on 07 Aug 1952. He served as a Medic with the 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th “Thunderbird” Division of Oklahoma Army National Guard. He served in Korea one year, from 15 Mar 1953-14 Mar 1954. He was part of Project Fisher, the Detail that brought the division colors home. He was discharged on 06 Aug 1954.

Richard Berry

Parents: Leo & Ivy (Woodcock) Berry
Birth Place:
Birth Date:
Residence:
Service: He served in the U.S Air Force for four years.

Herbert Arthur Kelley Duley

Parents: Donald & Mildred (Kelley) Duley
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1928
Residence:
Service: He served in the 40th Infantry

Robert E. Eaton

Parents: Freeman Cecil & Sadie (Tibbetts) Eaton
Birth Place:
Birth Date:
Residence:
Service:

Arno A. Hill

Parents: John & Elena Maria (Laakso) Hill
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1929
Residence:
Service:

Milton Francis Hill

Parents: John & Elena Maria (Laakso) Hill
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 03 Aug 1931
Residence:
Service:

Raymond Cecil Kelley

Parents: Harold & Pearl (Whittier) Kelley
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 03 Feb 1930
Residence:
Service:
Date of Death: 18 Jul 1994
Place of Death: Chelsea, Maine
Burial:

Linwood Roy Meader, Jr.

Parents: Linwood & Edith (Bannister) Meader
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1936
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He served in the U.S. Marine Corps

Lloyd Grant Meader

Parents: Leslie & Mildred ( Merrick ) Meader
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 15 Jun 1934
Residence:
Service: He served as a Corporal in the U. S. Marine Corps

Chester Ellery Rackliff

Parents: Ellery & Hazel (Swenson) Rackliff
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 12 Apr 1932
Residence:
Service: He served as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army
Date of Death: 25 Aug 2002
Place of Death: Maine
Burial: Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, Maine

Paul Richard Stevens

Parents: Fred & Eva (Parker) Stevens
Birth Place: Farmington, Maine
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1933
Residence:
Service:

George Arthur Stevens

Parents: Fred & Eva (Parker) Stevens
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1931
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He served in the U.S. Army in Germany twice and Korea. He was a cook and a Military Police. He was going to return to Germany for his last years before retirement and then retire to Louisiana. He became sick and died while he was home on furlough, and didn't make it back to Germany. He held the rank of Sgt when he passed away.
Date of Death: 30 Jun 1969
Place of Death: Farmington, Maine
Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Vienna, Maine

Arthur Bradbury Wight

Parents: Donald & Freda (Foss) Wight
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 05 Feb 1932
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He served in the 3rd Infantry Division
Date of Death: 28 Oct 1978
Place of Death: Chelsea , Maine
Burial: Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery , Augusta , Maine

The names on the above lists were compiled from:

Conversation with Robert Bean May 04, 2008
Conversation with Frank Berry May 14, 2008
Conversation with Beverly Wight Smith May 04, 2008
List from Eileen Lord April 30, 2008
Maine Dept. of Human Services, Vital Records
Social Security Death Index
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Burial & Memorial Benefits – National Gravesite Locater
U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006

This does not include soldiers enlisted elsewhere, but afterward residents of Vienna.  

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                    (BACK)

Website Builder