Jeffrey Wayne Koonce

Sgt. Jeffrey Wayne Koonce is a Vietnam Veteran who died while missing in action.  He was born May 23, 1947 and died November 19, 1967 at age 20.  He served with the 2nd battalion of the 503rd infantry, Company C.  Jeffrey had only joined the army in June of 1967 and reported his hometown as Union, New Jersey.   Jeffrey’s body was recovered and he is buried in Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey.

Tombstone: Jeffrey Wayne Koonce. Digital image. FindAGrave. 20 Feb. 2007. Web.


Research task: I would love to locate a newspaper article or obituary for his death.