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Name: 1LT John Rehill Harrell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/20/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.3
Date of Birth: 07/29/1945
Home City: Richmond, VA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-265
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 38W-017
Short Summary: One of three CH-46's shot down during Hill 55 Mission. With William Emerson. Two crew members survived. See Lake's book.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 151938
Service number: 0100302
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 08/29/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
This record was last updated on 01/09/1997

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