WO Michael Gail “Mike” Harvey

WO Michael Gail “Mike” Harvey

Birth
Redwood City, San Mateo County, California, USA
Death 23 Jun 1967 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial Mariposa, Mariposa County, California, USA
Memorial ID 41609376 · View Source
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WO - W1 - Army - Reserve

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Dec 3, 1966
Casualty was on Jun 23, 1967
In QUANG NGAI, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

Panel 22E - Line 54

From the "Yosemite Sentinel"
Little local print out of local news for employees of Yosemite Nat'l Park.
Back One Page

MIKE HARVEY DIES IN VIET NAM
Warrant Officer Michael Harvey,
son of Mrs. Lee DeSandres and husband
of Mrs. Catherine Crumb Harvey,
died June 23 of wounds received
in action the previous day.
Harvey was a helicopter co-pilot
attached to the 48th Assault Company
stationed at Tuy Hoa in central South
Viet Nam. His squadron evacuated
wounded military, civilian women
and children, and was on a combat
resupply mission when young Harvey
was hit. Woundedin the thigh, it was
thought that he was in no danger,
but he had lost too much blood, and
died the following day.
Mike went through the local elementary
school, Sequoia High School
in RedwoodC ity, and College of San
Mateo. He worked at Housekeeping
Camp during the summers of 1961
& 1962, and as an electrician for the
government during 1964.
He joined the Army a year and a
half ago, received his wings at Ft.
Rucker, Alabama, and had been in
Viet Nam for 7 months. On July 1 he
was scheduled for R & R leave in
Hawaii.

Date of Birth: September 03, 1945
Hometown: REDWOOD CITY, CA
Rank: WO
Branch: Army
War: Viet Nam
Date of Death: June 23, 1967
Location of Death: S.VIETNAM
map of S.VIETNAM region
(not actual casualty location)
HOSTILE, DIED-WOUND


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  • Created by: Karren Minkler
  • Added: 5 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41609376
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for WO Michael Gail “Mike” Harvey (3 Sep 1945–23 Jun 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41609376, citing Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cemetery, Mariposa, Mariposa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Karren Minkler (contributor 46804850) .