KIA INCIDENT: 19690222 HMM-263 Vietnam

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19690222 HMM-263 Vietnam

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Incident Date 19690222 HMM-263 CH-46D 154802+ - Hostile Fire

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Bolan, Edward William LCpl Gunner HMM-263 MAG-16 1969-02-22 (vvm 32W:076)

BOLAN EDWARD WILLIAM : 2317284 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 6242 : 21 : WESTLAKE : OH : 19690222 : hostile, Small Arms Fire, airborne : Gunner : body recovered : Quang Nam (Da Nang) :02 : 19470922 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/married : 32W : 076

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LCPL E.W. (Bill) Bolan was flying as a gunner aboard a HMM-263 CH-46. As the flight was returning to MMAF after completing their mission, they took small arms fire from a village outside of Da Nang. Bill was hit in the head and died.

Submitted by: Joe Goins, friend/roommate, HMM-263, 20030821

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