COL Arthur Stewart Mearns

COL Arthur Stewart Mearns

Birth
Death 11 Nov 1966 (aged 37)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 11, grave 404-2
Memorial ID 18883152 · View Source
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MEARNS, ARTHUR STEWART

Name: Arthur Stewart Mearns
Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O4
Unit:
Date of Birth: 12 July 1929
Home City of Record: GREAT NECK NY
Date of Loss: 11 November 1966
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 211359 North 1070457 East
Status (in 1973): Missing In Action
Category: 1
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F105D
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 0519

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.

REMARKS:

Quang Ninh near Dinh Lap, fifteen miles from China. Cora Weiss said he
was dead. The squadron leader said the mission was to interdict rail
from China to Hanoi.

09/30/77 REMAINS RETURNED BY SRV

CACCF PILOT/CRASH

EGRESS HITESHEW WINGMAN/MEARNS BAD BURNS/DIED

No further information available at this time.

Survived by his wife Patty and 2 daughters, Frances and Mary Ann

Great Website for Arthur Mearns, created by a woman who bought his POW Bracelet in 1972.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Arthur Stewart Mearns (12 Jul 1929–11 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18883152, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Geraldine (contributor 46795684) .