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Name: 1LT Arthur "Bud" Gene Richardson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/08/1963 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 24.7
Date of Birth: 01/11/1939
Home City: Rochelle, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-361
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 01E-030
Short Summary: Rescue mission ambushed killing 4 pilots, 7 em, 1 flt surg. Pilots were Chuck Whitehead, Bill Harris, & Daniel Lessig.
Aircraft: CH-34D tail number 148759
Service number: 084399
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994

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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

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