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Name: CPT Denver Dewey Colburn, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/08/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.9
Date of Birth: 02/25/1941
Home City: Brooksville, FL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-362
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 33E-081
Short Summary: Flew into the side of a mountain in heavy weather in I Corps with MAJ Robert M Cramer.
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 150559
Service number: 093025
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7561 = FRS Basic CH-46 Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Started Tour: 10/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 08/25/1994

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