Capt George Lee Aikin

Capt George Lee Aikin

Birth
Saint Croix Falls, Polk County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 9 Oct 1969 (aged 22)
Kon Tum, Vietnam
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 42 Site 876
Memorial ID 137509719 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Captain Aikin #2203055
MOS: 1980 Fixed Wing Aviation Unit Commander.

George and his wife were living in Wilmington, Delaware while George was serving with the Army Reserves, prior to going into active duty for a tour of Vietnam.
He arrived in Vietnam 16 January 1969 and was assigned to the 219th Aviation Company, 223rd Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, USARV. George was the pilot of a O-1D #55-4690 that was on a reconnaissance mission, when it was fired upon by hostile forces forcing his aircraft to crash and burn on the Ngok Kot Mountains, 5 kilometers west of Dak Pek. George died as a result of injuries to the body from the crash. His body was recovered and identify 19 February 1970.
Captain Aiken served his country for 2 years.
Survived by his wife, Jean R Aikin of Mount Pleasant Trailer Park, Lot #17,
Middletown, Delaware and his parents; Mr & Mrs Ralph B Aiken of Route #2,
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.

Date interred: 6 March 1970.


Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: David McInturff
  • Added: 20 Oct 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 137509719
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt George Lee Aikin (31 Jul 1947–9 Oct 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 137509719, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .