Name: CPT John Thomas Chapman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/08/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 02/06/1942
Home City: River Falls, WI
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 33E-080
Short Summary: Crashed into mountain 18 miles S. of Dong Ha & burned. Bodies not recovered for some time.
Aircraft: CH-53A tail number 153710
Service number: 091527
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7564 = Pilot CH-53A/D Qualified
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Started Tour: 09/16/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD234260
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NAT CEM, ST LOUIS MO (GROUP)
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