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LCDR Arthur Kasimi Tyszkiewicz
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1933
Warsaw
Mazowieckie, Poland
Death: Jan. 14, 1967, Laos

His family fled Poland to France in 1939 and then to Mexico in 1943. They obtained Entrance Permits to USA in 1946 and entered the USA through Laredo.

Attended Price College, a Catholic Junior College in Amarillo, Texas. He played on the basketball team and sang in the Choir. He was a 1956 Graduate of St. Edwards University in San Antonio, Texas.

Following a mid-air collision over Laos, LCDR Tyszkiewicz parachuted successfully into the jungle, but when the rescue helicopter attempted to recover him the cable became entangled, and he was dropped to his death.

He was buried at sea in a ceremony on the USS Enterprise.

Below is cited at www.virtualwall.org. Used with permission.

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Amarillo, TX
Date of birth: 07/07/1933

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: O4
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
ID No: 614968
MOS: 1310: Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Length Service: 10
Unit: USS ENTERPRISE, VA-56, TF 77, CVW-9, 7TH FLEET

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour:
Incident Date: 01/14/1967
Casualty Date: 01/14/1967
Age at Loss: 33
Location: , Laos
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died while missing
Casualty Reason: Fixed Wing - Pilot
Casualty Detail: Air loss or crash over land

ON THE WALL Panel 14E Line 030

 
 
Burial:
Body buried at sea
Specifically: From the U.S. S. Enterprise
 
Created by: Billy M. Brown
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75737834
LCDR Arthur Kasimi Tyszkiewicz
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
LCDR Arthur Kasimi Tyszkiewicz
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
LCDR Arthur Kasimi Tyszkiewicz
Added by: Tom Reece
 
 
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May his sacrifice not be forgotten. ARTHUR K TYSZKIEWICZ is on the Wall at Panel 14E Line 030.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Nov. 15, 2011
 
 
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