Joseph Clair Austin Missing in Action Vietnam March 19, 1967

Joseph Clair Austin


Unit: 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron

Date of Birth: 30-Jun-29
Date of Death: 19-Mar-67
City: Moundsville
State: WV

Notes: Colonel Austin was a member of the 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron. On March 19, 1967, he was the pilot of a Thunderchief Fighter (F-105D) over Ban Karai Pass, North Vietnam when it was hit by hostile fire 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:

Did you know Joseph Clair Austin? 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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