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Sgt John Austin Marr

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Sgt John Austin Marr

Birth
Kern County, California, USA
Death 9 May 1970 (aged 21)
Cambodia
Burial Corning, Clay County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 110151161 View Source
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Two men of the 11th Armored Cavalry were killed in the crash of their OH-6A LOACH (hull number 65-12946). The pilot was CPT R L Durham. This was during the intervention into Cambodia. Sgt Marr had extended his tour to take advantage of the early out program from the Army. He was in his second month of the six months extension.

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PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Lost Hills, California
Date of birth: Friday, 02/04/1949

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Regular)
Grade at loss: E5
Rank: Sergeant
ID No: 557801120
MOS: 11D2F Armor Reconnaissance Specialist (Flight)
LenSvc: Not recorded
Unit: AIR CAV TROOP, 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Tuesday, 03/25/1969
Cas Date: Saturday, 05/09/1970
Age at Loss: 21
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Province not reported, Cambodia
Type: Non-hostile, Died Of Other Causes
Reason: Air Loss, Crash - Land - Helicopter - Crew

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