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 Kenneth Duane Bass

Kenneth Duane Bass

Birth
Orange, Orange County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Nov 1973 (aged 26)
Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot 36, 0, 140
Memorial ID 334960 · View Source
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LT Ken Bass was a Navy Helicopter pilot attached to Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three, HA(L)-3 in Vietnam where he was awarded 16 Air Medals; Presidential Unit Citation; National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (w/2 bronze stars); Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation; Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation; and Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Ken was later attached to HT-8 in Pensacola, where he was killed flying a TH57 helicopter which lost a blade over Mobile, AL with another HA(L)-3 Pilot: LTJG William Frederick Sigler

Ken has a half brother Sam Robert Bass


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LT
US NAVY
VIETNAM
Air Medal w/16 Stars


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  • Maintained by: Dan Arnes
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 334960
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Duane Bass (25 Aug 1947–10 Nov 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 334960, citing Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Dan Arnes (contributor 47630541) .