Name: MAJ Leonard Richard Demko
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.6
Date of Birth: 07/15/1938
Home City: Pottsville, PA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 37E-034
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153986
Service number: 079209
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 10/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST MARYS BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CEMETERY, ST CLAIR, PA
This record was last updated on 08/25/1994
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