United States Air Force Aircrew – 3 September 1964

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SSGT Raphael Cruz
Age: 29
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth May 23, 1935
From: STOCKTON, CA
Religion:
Marital Status: Married
SSGT – E5 – Air Force – Regular
Length of service 10 years
His tour began on Sep 2, 1963
Casualty was on Sep 3, 1964
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING – CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Panel 01E – Line 28

1st Lieut. Neil B. McKinney
Air Force – 1LT – O2
Age: 29
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Sep 8, 1934
From: MUNCIE, IN
Religion:
Marital Status: Married
1LT – O2 – Air Force – Reserve
Length of service 4 years
His tour began on Sep 2, 1963
Casualty was on Sep 3, 1964
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING – CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Panel 01E – Line 28

Captain Howard P. Purcell
Air Force – CAPT – O3
Age: 31
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Apr 13, 1933
From: LANSDOWNE, PA
Religion:
Marital Status: Married
CAPT – O3 – Air Force – Reserve
Length of service 12 years
His tour began on Sep 2, 1963
Casualty was on Sep 3, 1964
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING – PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Panel 01E – Line 28

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