Name: 1LT Donald Gary Lammers
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/24/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 03/29/1944
Home City: Forest City, IA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 46W-005
Short Summary: Hit by small arms fire hauling rice. At 800 ft rolled to right crashed and burned. With Bob Himler. Crew chief survived gunner killed.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152502
Service number: 0100395
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 04/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: CORYDON CEMETERY, CORYDON, IA
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