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Name: CPT John Garrett Gardner
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 06/03/1967 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 26.8
Date of Birth: 07/28/1940
Home City: Hot Springs, NC
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-165
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 21E-045
Short Summary: Shot down by automatic small arms after picking ARVNs in Laos. Both pilots hit. See Hanson.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 150955
Country: Laos
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: LAOS-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD795050
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 07/28/1990

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