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First Name: Anthony

Last Name: Vinnedge

Birthplace: Hamilton, OH, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: M.K.

Date of Birth: 06 January 1983

Date of Death: 05 July 2007

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Anthony M.K. Vinnedge

•  Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom) (2003 - 2011)


Anthony M. K. Vinnedge
Sergeant, U. S. Army
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Anthony M. K. Vinnedge was born on 6 January 1983 in Hamilton, OH. He was the son of Deborah Kress Vinnedge of Okeana and Michael Vinnedge of Hamilton.

Tony was a 2001 graduate of Talawanda High School where he was a member of the Cross Country Team, Track and Field and sang in the school choir. In his senior year, he won the Fairfield Ford Cross Town Shoot-Out and was award Student of the Week. He lived in Okeana, OH, when he joined the military.

Military Service

Tony served five years in the U.S. Army, including three years of active duty. He was assigned to Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 107th Armor Cavalry Regiment, Ohio Army National Guard, Greenville, OH.

Death and Burial

Sergeant Anthony M. K. Vinnedge died on 5 July 2007 at the Radwaniyah Palace Complex, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Hamilton, Butler County, OH.

Tony is survived by his parents; his brother Michael John Vinnedge II; his grandparents Delbert R. and Janette M. Kress of Okeana, and John Vinnedge of Hamilton; aunts and uncles Nancy Kress of Middletown, Amy Jo Merz, Diane Pink, Karen Wright, John W. Vinnedge, II; a great-aunt, Evelyn Kress; great-aunts Velma Cornett and Margie Roark; numerous cousins, relatives and friends including Eric Kendle and his devoted friend and role model, Ricky L. Hazelwood. Tony was preceded in death by his grandmother, Phyllis Vinnedge.

Honoree ID: 2207   Created by: MHOH




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