Paul Wedlake Bannon, Missing in Action, Vietnam, July 12, 1969

Paul Wedlake Bannon

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 8th Tactical Fighter Wing

Date of Birth: 15-Oct-34
Date of Death: 12-Jul-69
City: Hueytown
State: AL

Notes: Lieutenant Colonel Bannon was a member of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing. On July 12, 1969, he was the weapons system officer of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4D) on a mission over the northernmost point of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Laos. During the flight his aircraft was shot down. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

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