William Harry Amspacher Jr. Missing in Action June 2, 1965 Aviation Electronics Radar Technician

William Harry Amspacher Jr. 

Aviation Electronics Radar Technician, Third Class

Unit: 13 Electronic Attack Squadron

Date of Birth: 26-Jul-44
Date of Death: 2-Jun-65
City: Canoga Park
State: CA

Notes: Aviation Electronics Radar Technician, Third Class Amspacher, United States Naval Reserve, was a member of the Electronic Attack Squadron 13 "Zappers", Carrier Air Wing 62 aboard the USS MIDWAY (CVB-41). On June 2, 1965, he was the electronic counter measures operator of a Douglas Electronic Surveillance Skyrader (EA-1F) on a search and rescue mission over the Gulf of Tonkin off North Vietnam. His aircraft was hit by enemy fire, crashed on land and burned. His remains were recovered on July 13, 1988. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/a/a364.htm

Did you know William Harry Amspacher Jr.? 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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