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First Name: Louis

Last Name: Wandler

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: John

Date of Birth: 28 November 1946

Date of Death: 1967

Rank: Specialist 4

Years Served:
Louis John Wandler

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Louis John Wandler
Specialist Four, U. S. Army

Louis John Wandler was born on 28 November 1946 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, TX. He was the son of Ludwig and Juletta Kern Wandler.

Military Service

Louis entered military service with the U.S. Army in 1965 and was ordered to Vietnam in September of 1966.

On 21 January 1967 he was serving as a Specialist Four with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry. During a firefight that day, he was killed by small arms fire.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The name Louis J. Wandler is inscribed on Panel 14E, Row 065.

Medals and Awards

Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart

Death and Burial

Specialist Four Louis John Wandler was killed in action on 21 January 1967. He is buried at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Stevensville, Ravalli County, MT.

He was a brother to Jeanetta Applebury, Joetta, Bernard, Eugene, Ronald and Cletus Wandler. Grandson of Cyriak and Margaret Heidt Wandler.

Honoree ID: 2211   Created by: MHOH




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