John Frederick Barr Missing in Action, Vietnam, October 18, 1967

John Frederick Barr 

Lieutenant Commander

Attack Squadron 164 

Date of Birth: 31-Mar-34
Date of Death: 18-Oct-67
City: Hope
State: AR

Lieutenant Commander Barr was a member of Attack Squadron 164, Carrier Air Wing 16. Unites States Navy aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS ORISKANY (CVA-34). On October 18, 1967, he the pilot of a Douglas Attack Aircraft Skyhawk (A-4E) on a strike mission on Haiphong, North Vietnam when his aircraft was shot down. His remains were recovered on September 11, 1989 and identified on August 28, 1995. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information, see:

Did you know John Fredrick Barr? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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