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Dan Daily McConnaughhay
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1942
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1966, Vietnam

In Loving Memory.. Dan Daily Mc Connaughhay (McConnaughhay).
*** Shipfitter Master, 2nd Class McConnaughhay was a crew member of Fleet Oiler USS NAVASOTA (AO-106). On February 5, 1966, he was a passenger in a Lockeed Viking Anti-Submarine Helicopter (SH-3A) over South Vietnam when it crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.


You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in your family and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!


DAN DAILY MC CONNAUGHHAY - Navy - SFM2 - E4
Age: 23
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth Feb 20, 1942 Born in Colorado Springs, COLO.
From: ARTESIA, CA
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married - Evelyn Mae Mc Connaughhay, 2 Daughters, Alesia Ann and Kimberly Sue Mc Connaughhay, all from Artesia, CA.. Parents: Father, Earnest Moatly Mc Connaughhay, Born May 4, 1909 and Died March 27, 1993 and Mother, Dorothy Day Mc Connaughhay, Born March 29, 1907 and Died Jan. 17, 1997, both of Fountain, COLO.



SFM2 - E4 - Navy - Regular
Length of service 6 years
Casualty was on Feb 5, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH AT SEA

Body was not recovered
Panel 05E - Line 4

Other Personnel in Incident:


REMARKS: DIED IN HELI CRASH

CACCF/CRASH/NON-AIRCREW/6 YRS USN/POSTHUMOUS PROMO

No further information available at this time.

USS Navasota (AO-106)South Vietnam, South China Sea.

Passenger on an SH-3A that crashed at sea during a crew transfer to the USS Ranger (CV-61). Died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Vietnam.

His body was never recovered.





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 Parents:
  Ernest M McConnaughhay (1909 - 1993)
  Dorothy D McConnaughhay (1907 - 1997)
 
Note: Looking for hometown location of his Headstone.
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Court B
GPS (lat/lon): 21.3136, -157.84703
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99852742
Dan Daily McConnaughhay
Added by: Debbie (Tetrault) & Bruce Almeida
 
Dan Daily McConnaughhay
Added by: Eddieb
 
Dan Daily McConnaughhay
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