SAMUEL LEE DELLOS

(1942-1966)

 

Researched and compiled by Faye Bell (SLC) 2012

 

          Samuel Lee Dellos was born October 15, 1942 in Worland, Wyoming to Marcella Wells Dellos and Sam Dellos.  He was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and schooled primarily in Ten Sleep schools.  Sammy was a private first class in the Light Weapons Infantry of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam.  He died from wounds received from explosive devices (ground) and considered a ground casualty (Combat Area Casualties Current File).  According to the sources given he passed away February 6, 1966 in the Republic of VietnamSouth Vietnam.  Sammy never married, but his survivors were his parents and his three sisters Gloria, Janice and Victoria Dellos.

 

 

Memories:  My memory is of a quick moving, slight and blond  haired young man doing the things that all boys in Ten Sleep did and hurrying along the gravel road to the Dellos house on the Ten Sleep creek near Roy Sweet property.  I understood, at the announcement of his death, that he had lost both legs from a hidden land mine.  Fb