MAJ Harry Arlo Amesbury Jr.

MAJ Harry Arlo Amesbury Jr.

Death 26 Apr 1972 (aged 40)
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

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Memorial ID 155590934 · View Source
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Maj. Harry A. Amesbury, of Morrison, IL., was among three crew members on a C-130E Hercules cargo plane that was hit by enemy fire and crashed April 26, 1972, while on an emergency resupply mission. But, it was not until the 1990s that remains were recovered and identified as Amesbury's. In 1994 the U.S. military identified Maj. Amesbury's teeth, which had been turned over by the Vietnamese the previous year. Yet in 1995, family members were told that remains couldn't be associated with him. Remains Recovered November 13 1991, Identified May 20 2001. Air Force, TDY from, Ching Chuang Kang Air Force Base, Taiwan to Detachment 1, 345th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Tan Son Nhut Airbase, South Vietnam.




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  • Find a Grave Memorial 155590934
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for MAJ Harry Arlo Amesbury Jr. (13 Feb 1932–26 Apr 1972), Find a Grave Memorial no. 155590934, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .