James Henry Ayres Missing in Action Vietnam, January 3, 1971

James Henry Ayres

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron 

Date of Birth: 30-Jun-37
Date of Death: 3-Jan-71
City: Pampa
State: TX

Notes: Lieutenant Colonel Ayres was a member of the 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Korat Airbase, Thailand. On January 3, 1971, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4E) on a mission about 8 miles southeast of Ban Muong Sen, Savannakhet Province, Laos. His aircraft crashed and exploded. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/a/a057.htm

Did you know James Henry Ayres? 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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