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Name: 2LT John Parker Holden II
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/11/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 11/10/1943
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-163
Flight class: 10-66
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 49E-023
Short Summary: Mid-air with a Huey. Twelve others died in this incident also. See "Jay" in Bruce Lake's book "1500 Feet Over Vietnam".
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 145804
Service number: 0103484
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7561 = FRS Basic CH-46 Pilot
Primary cause: Mid-air
Started Tour: 03/06/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.

Additional information about this casualty:
He married Jamie Catherine Morris on 1 Dec. 1967 in Brewton, Al. From: Jamie Knowles

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 10/19/2011

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