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CDR Lloyd Mark Bucher
Birth: Sep. 1, 1927
Pocatello
Bannock County
Idaho, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2004
Poway
San Diego County
California, USA

United States Naval Officer. He was the commanding officer of the "USS Pueblo", a United States Navy ship that was monitoring communist activities in international waters off the coast of North Korea. On January 23, 1968, the ship was attacked by North Korean torpedo boats. One sailor was killed and 82, including Commander Bucher were captured. They were beaten and tortured for 11 months until they were finally released December 23, 1968. The ship was not returned. In 1989, after years of denials, the Pentagon finally gave Prisoner of War medals to the crewmen. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
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  Rose Dolores Bucher (1925 - 2013)*
 
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CDR
US Navy
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
POW
Purple Heart & IGS
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section A-E, Site 33A
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jan 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8332864
CDR Lloyd Mark Bucher
Added by: Erik Lander
 
CDR Lloyd Mark Bucher
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CDR Lloyd Mark Bucher
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- gecko
 Added: Nov. 7, 2014

- Lazer
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
Thank you, Commander Bucher. P.O.W. medal, awarded for actions during the U.S.S. Pueblo Incident Commander Lloyd Mark Bucher, United States Navy, was captured when the U.S.S. PUEBLO (AGER-2) was boarded by North Korean forces in International Waters on 2...(Read more)
- Wes T.
 Added: Sep. 28, 2014
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