Samuel Edwin Waters, Jr. was born on May 8, 1937 and joined the Armed Forces while in Mocksville, North Carolina.
He served as an aviator in the United States Air Force and attained the rank of Major.
Samuel Edwin Waters, Jr. is listed as Missing in Action.
There is a “In Memory Of” stone in Major Waters' name in Arlington National Cemetery.
Major Waters was a 1960 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.
WATERS, SAMUEL EDWIN JR.
Name: Samuel Edwin Waters Jr.
Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O3
Date of Birth: 08 May 1937
Home City of Record: MOCKSVILLE NC
Date of Loss: 13 December 1966
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 0 0
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action
Other Personnel in Incident: Robert Wescamp, DIC, remains returned
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.
REMARKS: Hoa Binh near Ha Tay
03/18/77 SRV RETURNED REMAINS TO PCOM
Samuel Waters is mentioned in the German propaganda film, PILOTS IN
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