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 Herbert Marion Wassom

Herbert Marion Wassom

Birth
Spring City, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA
Death 17 Aug 1988 (aged 49)
Punjab, Pakistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 5, Lot # 151-B, Map Grid W 36
Memorial ID 4787 · View Source
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Brigadier General US Army. He was killed in 1988 when an airplane on which he was a passenger, along with the President of Pakistan, Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, and Arnold L. Raphel the ambassador to Pakistan exploded in mid-air. The plane was apparenly the target of extremists in Pakistan and was either downed by a missile or a bomb that had been placed aboard.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4787
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Marion Wassom (20 Dec 1938–17 Aug 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4787, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .