Name: 2LT John David Merriman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/31/1967 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 01/19/1942
Home City: Lawton, OK
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 25E-074
Short Summary: Died when aircraft disintegrated in the air due to aft plyon failure while moving the aircraft & a med-evac to LPH-10 w/Moyer.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152469
Service number: 095676
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: A/C Accident
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, LAWTON, OK
This record was last updated on 09/24/1999
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