Name: MAJ John Christopher Archbold
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/07/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 39.6
Date of Birth: 10/17/1929
Home City: Portsmouth, NH
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Prior Unit: MABS-16 69
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 23W-094
Short Summary: Died when CH-46D crashed due to hydraulic problems during a log mission southwest of DaNang.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153397
Service number: 063706
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7501 = Pilot VMA A-4 Qualified
Started Tour: 11/24/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 20
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: STAR OF THE SEA CEMETERY, MARBLEHEAD, MA
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