Name: MAJ Edwin George Meixner
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/28/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 29.7
Date of Birth: 06/29/1938
Home City: Alva, OK
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 41E-069
Short Summary: Downed by HAW fire enroute to Khe Sanh on a recovery mission. Exploded on impact with the ground.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153360
Service number: 078246
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 01/03/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LAKEVIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, VIDALIA, GA
This record was last updated on 11/12/1996
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