Edwards, Richard Lyon, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 1115A, 504th Tactical Air Support Group
Service Years
1958 - 1968
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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1935
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Coal Grove
Last Address
Danang AB

Casualty Date
Oct 23, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodland Cemetery - Ironton, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40W 024

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 Unit Assignments
20th Tactical Air Support Squadron504th  Tactical Air Support Group
  1968-1968, 1115A, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1968-1968, 1115A, 504th Tactical Air Support Group
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Last Known Activity
Captain Edwards was a Lopez Forward Air Controller assigned to the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Da Nang. He was marking an enemy position supporting Marines 15 miles south of Da Nang in Quang Nam Province South Vietnam when his aircraft was hit by ground fire at 1500 ft. and crashed in flames.

Location of interment:  Coal Grove, Ohio


   
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