K Troop 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

The Blackhorse In Vietnam 1966 - 1972

hosted by Bob Hersey


Jerry Lee Houser


PVT - E2 - Army - Regular
11th Armored Cavalry
19 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 26, 1947
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Oct 21, 1966
Casualty was on May 21, 1967
Hostile, died while missing
Body was recovered
Remains Interred
Golden Gate National Cemetery
1300 Sneath Lane
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 761-1646
Section R, Plot 5619

Panel 20E - - Line 75

Photo By Joe Rooney

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John E. Houser remembers Jerry Lee Houser
August 20, 2012
Posted By: John Houser
e-Mail: jhouser@bak.rr.com
Relationship: Older Brother

Jerry Lee Houser was my younger brother.  I have the medals he was awarded for his bravery and the document telling what happened when he was killed.  I would like to send you a copy of it for this tribute.  Please tell me how to send it for this record.  Thank you.

Editor's Note: John has been notified as to how to submit his brother's documents.  When received, they will be included here.

John A. Houser remembers Jerry Lee Houser
August 27, 2012
"As A Little Boy"
Posted By: John Houser
e-Mail: killjoy66@bak.rr.com
Relationship: Nephew

What I know of my Uncle Jerry Lee Houser I learned from his big brother, my dad. I remember walking up to to his headstone and my dad being sad. Whenever I relive the stories my dad told us of him and his brother and it reminds me of my lil Uncle brother!

Barbara Ann remembers Jerry Lee Houser

May 30, 2011
"Gone But No Forgotten"
Posted By: Barbara Ann
e-Mail: barbaratolliver@rocketmail.com

Relationship: Little Sister

His voice over the cassette tapes we would receive as letters from him while he was in Vietnam. He would tell us to be good and mind momma.

Joe Rooney remembers Jerry Lee Houser

September 2, 2004
"Jerry's Headstone"
Posted By: Joe Rooney
e-Mail: ikerooney@yahoo.com

Relationship: None Provided

Allen Hathaway had me transcribe and take pictures of our 11th Cav Brothers in National Cemeteries.  I feel Homer Pittman is at home with his old friends like Jerry.

Jerry's information: LatLon N37:38.289, W122:25.533 Burial date 05/31/1967.

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