1963



 
 

United States Heroes Killed In Action This Year Was - 81
 

Clayton Allen Fannin - 25

Captain
23RD Support Wing Aviation Detachment
Bakersfield, California
01-10-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing OV-1 Mohawk - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 16



 
 
Charles Milton Fitts - 33

First Lieutenant
93RD Transportation Company, 45TH Aviation Group
San Angelo, Texas
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - A Small Control Rod Had Broken Causing Total Loss Of Control - Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 16

 

Lawrence Clair Hammond - 31

Chief Warrant Officer 2
57TH Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Columbus, Ohio
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 16

 
 
Boyce Eugene Lawson - 24

Private First Class
57TH Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Wise, Virginia
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - CH-21 Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 16
 

James Delmas McAndrew - 34

Specialist 5
57TH Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Reno, Nevada
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 16

 
 
Lewis Lynn Stone - 31

First Lieutenant
93RD Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Alexandria, Virginia
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - A Small Control Rod Had Broken Causing Total Loss Of Control - Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 17
 

Donald Bonney Toth - 41

Captain
93RD Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion
Pen Argyll, Pennsylvania
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - A Small Control Rod Had Broken Causing Total Loss Of Control - Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 17


 
 
Raymond Charles Wilde - 34

Chief Warrant Officer 2
57TH Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
St Paul, Minnesota
01-11-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - A Small Control Rod Had Broken Causing Total Loss Of Control - Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 17

 

John Duarte - 22

Private First Class
232ND Signal Company, 39TH Signal Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
San Antonio, Texas
01-20-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - No Explaination Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 17

 
 
Leon Joseph Kramer - 29

Captain
Advisory Team, Army Element
Trenton, New Jersey
01-31-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 17


 
 

Bernard Leroy Gray - 34

Sergeant First Class
134TH Medical Detachment
Colton, California
02-11-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Non-Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 18

 
 
Robert Burgert - 32

Sergeant
Advisory Team, Army Element
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
02-13-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - No Explanation Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 18
 

Craig Benton Wolford - 33

Sergeant First Class
Detachment A5-4 (TRA MY), 5TH Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Columbus Junction, Idaho
02-14-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness or Injury
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 19
 
 
Charles Wayman McCary - 23

Private
81ST Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Leighton, Alabama
02-24-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 19
 

Odes Winston Jeffers - 19

Specialist 5
Detachment A-731 (VAN CANH), 5TH Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Brinkley, Arizona
02-28-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Injuries In Vehicle Crash
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 19
 
 
James Hiroshi Ishihara - 40

Chief Warrant Officer 3
704TH Intelligence Company Detachment (CI)
Honolulu, Hawaii
03-10-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Non-Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 19


 

David Webster - 33

Major
Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-162, Marine Air Group-16, 1ST Marine Air Wing, III Marine Amphibious Force
Arlington, Virginia
03-10-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 19
 
Walter Preston Gorham - 41

Major
315TH Troop Carrier Group, 13TH Air Force
Richmond, Virginia
03-16-1963
Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness - Heart Attack
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 20

 

Floyd Robert Davis - 19

Private First Class
81ST Transportation Company, 45TH Transportation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Whiteriver, Arizona
03-21-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 20

 
 
Jimmy Richard Griffin - 26

Sergeant
Advisory Team 95, Headquarters
Chattanooga, Tennessee
03-22-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - No Explanation Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 20


 
 

Lavester Lee Williams - 30

Captain
Detachment A5-5 (AN LONG), 5TH Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
03-23-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Cause of death was Decapitation, although he was in the water at the time of death and his body was found 72 hours later about 5 miles down river. Captain Williams was a member of the Special Forces at the time of death. He also participated in the "Bay of Pigs" and completed a tour of duty in the Korean War while in the Navy. He was a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recipient.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 20

 
 
Raymond E. Doyle Jr - 26

First Lieutenant
777TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 464TH Troop Carrier Wing, 13TH Air Force
Merion, Pennsylvania
04-12-1963
Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
Non-Hostile - After Taking Off From The Airfield At Nakhon Phanom First Lieutenant
Richard L. Hatlestad, Flying A C-123B Provider, Attempted To Snare A Red Flag On Top Of A Flag Pole. Apparently, This Trick Had Been Attempted By Other C-123 Crews Based In Thailand. During The Second Attempt The Left Wing Hit A House And The Aircraft Crashed Killing The Entire Crew.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 21


 

Richard L. Hatlestad - 23

First Lieutenant
777TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 464TH Troop Carrier Wing, 13TH Air Force
Sepulveda, California
04-12-1963
Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
Non-Hostile - After Taking Off From The Airfield At Nakhon Phanom First Lieutenant
Richard L. Hatlestad, Flying A C-123B Provider, Attempted To Snare A Red Flag On Top Of A Flag Pole. Apparently, This Trick Had Been Attempted By Other C-123 Crews Based In Thailand. During The Second Attempt The Left Wing Hit A House And The Aircraft Crashed Killing The Entire Crew.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 21

 
 
Stanley E. Truesdale - 28

Staff Sergeant
776TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 464TH Troop Carrier Wing, 13TH Air Force
San Diego, California
04-12-1963
Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
Non-Hostile - After Taking Off From The Airfield At Nakhon Phanom First Lieutenant
Richard L. Hatlestad, Flying A C-123B Provider, Attempted To Snare A Red Flag On Top Of A Flag Pole. Apparently, This Trick Had Been Attempted By Other C-123 Crews Based In Thailand. During The Second Attempt The Left Wing Hit A House And The Aircraft Crashed Killing The Entire Crew.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 21

 

Rube Alfred Freeman - 38

Master Sergeant
Advisory Team 22, United States Army Element
Columbus, Georgia
04-27-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 21



 
 
James Alvin Ellis - 32

Technical Sergeant
1173RD Special Activity Squadron
Campbell, California
05-10-1963
Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Hostile - Sergeant Ellis Was On A Rescue Mission, When The Helicopter, He Was In, Was Shot Down. Sergeant Ellis Was A Medic Who Volunteered To Go To Vietnam.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 22

 

John Carnul Myatt - 18

Private
33RD Transportation Company Light Helicopter, 45TH Transportation Battalion
Nederland, Texas
05-10-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Accidental Self-Destruction
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 22

 
 
Charles Ellsworth Doerrman - 43

Technical Sergeant
8TH Aerial Port Squadron, 13TH Air Force
Reading, Pennsylvania
05-28-1963
Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness - Heart Attack
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 22


 

James Henry Brodt - 30

Captain
Company A, 1st Special Forces Group, (Airborne)
Cocoa, Florida
05-29-1963
Chu Cat Cat, Quang Ngai, Province, South Vietnam
Hostile - Killed In Action - No Explaination Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 23

 
 
Neil Kirk Mac Iver - 19

Private First Class
Detachment A1-114 (SON HA), Special Forces Group Vietnam
Takoma Park, Maryland
05-29-1963
Chu Cat Cat, Quang Ngai, Province, South Vietnam
Hostile - Killed In Action - No Explaination Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 23

 
 

Charles Buford Johnson Jr - 29

Captain
Advisory Team 52, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors
Oglethorpe, Georgia
06-14-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 23

 
 
Percy Wray Howell - 39

Lieutenant Colonel
6220TH United States Air Force Dispensary, 13TH Air Force
Breckenridge, Texas
06-18-1963
Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Hostile - Shot Down While On A Cargo Mission
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 23


 

G. W. Magbee - 41

Specialist 5
Army Element
Newberry, South Carolina
06-22-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness - Heart Attack
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 24

 
 
Condon Hunter Terry Jr - 29

Captain
Detachment 2, 1ST Air Commando Squadron, 13TH Air Force
Dallas, Texas
06-27-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 24

 

Raymond Francis Parks - 31

Staff Sergeant
White Star Mobile Training Team, 7TH Special Forces Group, Military Assistance Advisory Group Laos
Dennison, Ohio
07-15-1963
Lz, Laos
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Body Not Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 25

 
 
Carl Hershel Ballard - 23

Specialist 5
114TH Assault Helicopter Company, Delta Aviation Battalion
Madill, Oklahoma
07-18-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile, Died Of Injuries From Accidental Homicide
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 25


 

Jack Lance Goodman - 34

Master Sergeant
Detachment A5-18 (LOC NINH), United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Bonifay, Florida
07-18-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Killed By Bomb
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 25

 
 
Lawrence Earl Hackley - 30

Captain
Detachment A5-18 (LOC NINH), United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Roanoke, Virginia
07-18-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Killed By Bomb
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 25

 

Robert Keal Mosier - 36

Captain
Detachment A5-22 (LOC NINH), United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Grady, Alabama
07-18-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Killed By Bomb
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 25

 
 
Clarence Clement Tessman - 49

Captain
Headquarters, United States Navy Vietnam Naval Support Activity Saigon
San Diego, California
08-10-1963
Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness - Heart Attack
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 26

 
 

Donald Vernon McGregor - 29

Captain
Advisory Team 7 (1ST Battalion, 51ST Army of Republic of Vietnam Infantry Regiment)
Salt Lake City, Utah
08-13-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 26

 
 
Arthur Eugene Bedal - 25

First Lieutenant
1ST Air Commando Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
Tarzana, California
08-16-1963
Quang Nai Province, Ba Tho, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 26

 

John Howard McClean - 34

Captain
1ST Air Commando Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
New York, New York
08-16-1963
Quang Nai Province, Ba Tho, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 26

 
 
Donald Gordon Logan - 32

Major
Advisory Team 96, Military Assistance Command Advisors
Glendale, Missouri
08-23-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - No Explaination Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 26


 

Claude William McBride - 27

Staff Sergeant
B Company, 1ST Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Salem, New Jersey
08-23-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 27






 
 
Edward Bernard Cribb - 24

Captain
23rd Special Warfare, Aviation Detachment
Cactus, Arizona
08-26-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Lieutenant Cribb Was On A Low, Level, Photo Mission, Flying Out, Of Soc Trang, When His Aircraft Was Struck, By Ground Fire. Lieutenant Cribb Maintained Control, Of The Aircraft, Until His Vietnamese, Observer Was Able, To Eject. Unfortunately, The Aircraft Was, In A Descending Turn, When Lieutenant Cribb Ejected And The Parachute, Did Not Have Time, To Deploy.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 27

 

Archie Sherrod Bowen - 21

Airman Second Class
34TH Consol Maintenance Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
Avon Park, Florida
08-30-1963
Bien Hoa, South Vietnam
Hostile - Died From Burn Injuries
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 27

 
 
Timothy Michael Lang - 26

First Lieutenant
118TH Assault Helicopter Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Spokane, Washington
08-30-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 27

 

James Edward Wenzel - 32

Captain
118TH Assault Helicopter Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
East Chicago, Indiana
08-30-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 27



 
 
James Frederick Hiltz - 30

Staff Sergeant
7TH Radio Research Unit, 509TH Army Security Agency Group

Needham, Massachusetts
09-26-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness or Disease
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 28


 
 

Wilbur Turby Dunlap - 29

Sergeant First Class
United States Army Element
Torrance, Pennsylvania
10-15-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 31

 
 
Donald Charles Johansen - 31

First Lieutenant
Advisory Team 40
Fall River, Massachusetts
10-20-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Injuries In Vehicle Crash
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 32

 

John Clifton Bonzo - 41

Master Sergeant
Army Element
Cedar City, Utah
10-23-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness or Disease
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 32

 
 
James William McNally - 51

Technical Sergeant
23RD Air Base Group, 13TH Air Force
Los Angeles, California
10-23-1963
Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Illness - Heart Attack
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 32

 

Gordon Richard Brown - 34

Captain
310TH Tactical Control Squadron, 315TH Troop Carrier Wing, 13TH Air Force
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
10-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Crew - Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 32

 
 
Woodrow Melvin Fitzgerald - 31

Captain
310TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 315TH Tactical Airlift Wing, 13TH Air Force
Staunton, Virginia
10-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 33

 

Charles Bernard Lankford - 32

Staff Sergeant
310TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 315TH Tactical Airlift Wing, 13TH Air Force
Collinsville, Illinois
10-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 33

 
 
Walter Kenneth Morris - 36

Staff Sergeant
310TH Troop Carrier Squadron, 315TH Tactical Airlift Wing, 13TH Air Force
Paris, Kentucky
10-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 33

 

Verndean Arthur Brockman - 31

Sergeant First Class
Detachment A1-223B (BU PRANG), 1ST Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Sedalia, Missouri
11-16-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 34

 
 
James Dalton Parker - 25

Specialist 5
Detachment A-114, 1ST Special Forces Group, United States Army Special Forces Vietnam
Malin, Oregon
11-18-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Injuries In Vehicle Crash
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 34

 
 

Howard "Wild Bill" or "Sonny" Rudolph Cody - 29

Captain
1ST Air Commando Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
Gulfport, Mississippi
11-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Body Not Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 35

Quote In Letter To His Wife He Never Mailed - "I Am Not Over Here Just Killing People, I Am Over Here, Serving, My Country And Trying To Do A Job, So That Our Son Won't Have To Come Over Here, Some Day."
 
 
Atis Karlis Lielmanis - 24

First Lieutenant
1st Air Commando Squadron
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
11-24-1963
Military Region 4, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land - Atis was the navigator on a B-26 piloted by Capt. Howard Cody. They were providing air support for ground troops trying to retake an overrun Fort south of Ca Mau.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 34




 

Marshall Joseph Angell - 24

Specialist 5
611TH Transportation Company, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Roanoke, Virginia
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Body Not Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 37




 
 
Louis Anthony Carricarte - 22

Second Lieutenant
18th Aviation Company
Miami, Florida
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land - Lieutenant Carricarte Was Flying In An U1-A Otter From The 18th Aviation Company. The Wreckage Was Found On A Mountain Between Nha Trang And Ban Me Thuot. He Was One Of Three Members Of The 18th Aviation Company That Perished On This Flight.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 36

 

William Edward T. H. Flowers - 37

Chief Warrant Officer 2
611TH Transportation Company, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Columbus, Georgia
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land - A Wounded, Korean Veteran Who Came To Vietnam And Gave, The Final Sacrifice
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 36

 
 
Michael Peter Martin Jr - 22

Specialist 4
18TH Transportation Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Monaca, Pennsylvania
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 37



 

Clarence Larry Moorer - 30

Captain
18TH Transportation Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Charleston, South Carolina
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land - He Was Flying A U-1A Otter (Not A Helicopter) When His Aircraft Hit The Top Of An 8400 foot Mountain, 400 feet Below The Summit.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 36

 
 
Newman Ray Nesmith - 20

Private First Class
611th Transportation Company
Sylvania, Georgia
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 37




 

Ted Peter Neura Jr - 31

Captain
1173RD Special Activity Squadron
Hialeah, Florida
12-12-1963
Darlac, South Vietnam
Hostile - Fixed Wing - Non-Crew - Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 37


 
 
Ronny Louis Woodmansee - 30

First Lieutenant
611TH Transportation Company, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Austin, Texas
12-12-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 37

 
 

James Herbert Allred - 38

Major
117TH Assault Helicopter Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Twin Falls, Idaho
12-14-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Pilot Air Loss Crash At Sea On A Medivac Mission
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 38

 
 
Jean Claude T. E. Esnault - 20

Private First Class
117TH Aviation Company
Elmhurst, New York
12-14-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Pilot Air Loss Crash At Sea On A Medivac Mission
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 38


 

Terrance Lee Lovenguth - 22

Private First Class
611TH Transportation Company, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Raymond, California
12-14-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter - Pilot Air Loss Crash At Sea On A Medivac Mission
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 38

 
 
Lloyd Adrian Payne - 30

Captain
Advisory Team 2, Headquarters
Sandersville, Georgia
12-15-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 38



 

George William Watson - 32

Specialist 5
20TH Medical Lab, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Portland, Oregon
12-18-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - No Explaination Given For The Death Of This Hero
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 38


 
 
Billy John Coley - 25

First Lieutenant
19TH Tactical Air Support Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
Ennis, Texas
12-20-1963
Ba Xugen, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 39

 

Donald Allan Mollicone - 26

First Lieutenant
19TH Tactical Air Support Squadron, 34TH Tactical Group, 13TH Air Force
New York, New York
12-20-1963
Ba Xugen, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Fixed Wing - Pilot Air Loss Crash On Land Don Was Killed In A Freak Accident At Site Away From Bien Hoa. He Was Taking Another First Lieutenant To Another Site And Took Off On An Empty Tank. He Stalled About 300 Feet In The Air.
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 39

 
 
Johnny Crawford Sanders - 46

Master Sergeant
Advisory Team 54
Jackson, Mississippi
12-25-1963
South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Died From Injuries In Vehicle Crash
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 39





 

Lynn Harley Rothenbuhler - 29

Reserve
Second Lieutenant
118TH Assault Helicopter Company, 145TH Aviation Battalion, United States Army Support Group Vietnam
Ft Wayne, Indiana
12-28-1963
South Vietnam
Hostile - Helicopter - Crew Air Loss Crash On Land
Recovered
Panel 01E - Line 39