John Howard Bailey Missing in Action Vietnam May 1, 1967

John Howard Bailey


Unit: 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division 

Date of Birth: 5-Jul-47
Date of Death: 1-May-67
City: Docena
State: AL

Notes: Sergeant Bailey was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. On May 1, 1967, he was being evacuated in a Boeing Sea Knight Cargo Helicopter (CH-46A) when it crashed in the sea offshore South Vietnam. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

Did you know John Howard Bailey? 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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