Rowlett, Henry Jones, Jr., MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1932 - 1967
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Val Verde County
Last Address
Midwest City, Oklahoma

Casualty Date
Jan 06, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
13E 119

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 Unit Assignments
111th Observation Squadron20th Tactical Air Support Squadron504th  Tactical Air Support Group7th Air Force
  1937-1942, 111th Observation Squadron
  1966-1967, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
  1967-1967, 504th Tactical Air Support Group
  1967-1967, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam Air Campaign (1966)
  1967-1967 Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II Campaign (1967-68)
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Last Known Activity
MSgt. Rowlett enlisted the first time on 30 December 1932 in Texas National Guard, and re-enlisted at Camp Bowie, Brownwood, Texas on 18 July 1941 as a private in the Army Air Corps. He served with the 36th Division, Texas National Guard, and was a sergeant in 1937, in the 111th Observation Squadron, 36th Division Aviation. This squadron furnished the planes and pilots to spot and adjust artillery impact and for aerial photographic reconnaissance for mapping and observing enemy movements.

These duties would be in line with his service in a TACP in Vietnam years later. In Vietnam, MSgt. Rowlett served as a part of a TACP. His tour began 11 May 1966. He had at least 30 years of service at the time of his death.

He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia Section 52 Site 867.
   
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