In Memory

Frederick Vilmar

Frederick Vilmar



Frederick W. Vilmar was born on Feb. 12, 1949 in York, PA.  He served in the US Navy from 1969-1988. Fred died on April 30, 1988 at Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba  He is buried at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.


From: Michael Gardyko <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:51 PM
To: Jeanette Myers; Carolyn Anderson
Subject: Fred Vilmar


I believe this man is a graduate of your class. Appears to have been career Navy and died in an accident in Cuba..........Mike Gardyko

Record of Frederick William Vilmar

Personal Details

Name Frederick William Vilmar
Birthdate February 12, 1949
Hometown Saginaw, Michigan
Gender Male
Race White
Religion Methodist Churches

Military Service




Petty Officer First Class
Authority Enlisted
Occupation Aviation Ordnanceman

Pay Grade


Casualty Information


April 30, 1988
Age 39
Closure Date April 30, 1988
Process Date June 21, 1988
Remains Recovered Body Remains Recovered
Casualty Closure Buried Unknown Disposition
Casualty Location Cuba
Casualty Category Accident
Incident Type Non-Hostile Death

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10/08/16 04:13 PM #1    

Karen Smith (Huyck)

I remember Fred , he lived down the road from me; also we rode on the same bus. He was a very nice guy.

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