Name: 1LT John William Zuehlsdorf
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/28/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.4
Date of Birth: 03/03/1942
Home City: Hubbell, NE
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 50W-028
Short Summary: During a combat resupply mission, aircraft was observed to be on fire in flight, crashed and burned.
Aircraft: CH-53A tail number 153284
Service number: 095177
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7564 = Pilot CH-53A/D Qualified
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Nam 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: GLADSTONE CEMETERY, GLADSTONE, NE
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