Name: CPT John Paul Lyon
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/18/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.1
Date of Birth: 03/29/1944
Home City: Cohasset, MA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1 AVN BDE
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-001
Short Summary: Ground casualty
Service number: O5235352
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1204 = 12 Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Primary cause: Need to Verify
Compliment cause: mines
Started Tour: 09/04/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 02
Location: Kien Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: explosive device
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
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