Campbell, William Henry, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1964-1965, 602nd Fighter Squadron
Service Years
1953 - 1965
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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Piedmont, WV
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Mar 21, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Phong Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
DeLand Memorial Gardens - DeLand, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 096

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 Unit Assignments
34th Tactical Group602nd Fighter Squadron
  1964-1965, 34th Tactical Group
  1964-1965, 602nd Fighter Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1965 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1964-1965, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Trained with Hurlburt AFB A-1 Skyraider Class Express-11 prior to service in RVN.

Captain William Campbell served with the 602nd Fighter Squadron, 34th Tactical Group, 13th Air Force Bien Hoa AB, RVN.

He and Captain Jerry P. Hawkins were killed when their aircraft, A-1 (#52-132649), caught fire and crashed during an interdiction sortie near Can Tho.
   
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http://skyraider.org/skyassn/classpics/hurlphot.htm
http://skyraider.org/skyassn/skysqds.htm#anchor888015
http://thewall-usa.com/guest.asp?recid=7647


Photo:Skyraider class photo "Express 11"
Back row: unknown, Capt Richard E. Bolstad, Capt Jerry J. Tighe, Capt William H. Campbell (KIA 65/03/21), Capt J.R. Johnson, unknown
Front row: Maj Gail F. Kirkpatrick, LtCol John J. Knight (deceased 81/08/07), LtCol E.L. Surowiec (deceased 05/04/20), Maj R.A. Jones
Unk: Capt V.L. Brown, Capt D.E. Jones
   
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