|1st Lieutenant James Richard
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Date of Birth: 10 July 1943
Home City of Record: CROCKETT CA
Date of Loss: 19 August 1969
Country of Loss: South Vietnam Over Water
Loss Coordinates: 154334N 1090100E
Status (in 1973): Kill in Action/Body Not Recovered
Other Personnel in Incident: RICHARD MORRISEY, missing
REMARKS: Aircraft did not return from night mission.
No further information available at this time.
CACCF/CRASH/PILOT QUANG TRI 3 YRS USMC
RVN: Informal Investigation to Inquire Into All the Facts Pertaining to the Missing in Action Status of Captain William T. Morrissey and First Lieutenant James R. Bohlig Country: RVN Name: Richard T. Morrissey Subjects: Aircraft downed; Missing; Killed; Chu Lai; Quang Nam-Da Nang Province; Over Water Comments: Includes 25 Aug 69 and 3 Sep 69 1st MAW letters, witness statements, map of loss area, weather report, and 4 Sep 69 endorsement. Reel: 178 Page: 24-38 Type of Document: Miscellaneous Date of Report: 69 08 00 Date of Information: 69 08 19 Originator: USMC Category: Casualty files
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action Combat Casualty File.
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