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WO Larry Glenn Marsh

WO Larry Glenn Marsh

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 14 Sep 1969 (aged 28)
Vietnam
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Plot section 14- 294A
Memorial ID 91326823 · View Source
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Larry was on his second tour of duty in Vietnam...He was an enlisted man with the Military Police (MP's) his first tour... upon return to the U.S. he entered the Army Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Aviator course (WORWAC class 68-17), after graduation he returned to Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He was a section leader for the Second Airlift Platoon ( Scarlet Flight ) and later was appointed as the 52nd CAB VIP pilot. He was an excellent pilot. The aircraft ( a UH-1H tail number 67-17316) he was flying that day suffered a catastrophic mechanical failure and crashed near the city of Pleiku.
The crew members were WO1 Larry Glenn Marsh, Aircraft Commander...WO1 Gary Richard Mason, Pilot....Sp5 Gale Stewart Pritchard, Crew Chief.....Sp4 Thomas Eugene Champagne, Gunner


Inscription

Chief Warrant Officer 189th Assault Helicopter Company
Republic Of Vietnam
Bronze Star Medal.....Air Medal with 16 Oak Leaf Clusters....Army Commendation Medal


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  • Created by: Ron Miller
  • Added: 4 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91326823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for WO Larry Glenn Marsh (28 Jan 1941–14 Sep 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91326823, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Ron Miller (contributor 47779203) .