Missing in Action Vietnam William Warner Bancroft Jr.

William Warner Bancroft Jr.

First Lieutenant

Unit: 14th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron 

Date of Birth: 12-Jun-45
Date of Death: 13-Nov-70
City: Indianapolis
State: IN

Notes: First Lieutenant Bancroft was a member of the 14th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Udorn Air Base, Thailand. On November 13, 1970, he was the navigator of a McDonnell Phantom II Reconnaissance Fighter (RF-4C) on an aerial reconnaissance mission east of Tan Ap in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam. As the aircraft made a low pass on a target, it exploded and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:  http://www.virtualwall.org/db/BancroftWW01a.htm


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