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500827   VMO-6 (FW)     Korea

Incident Date 500827 VMO-6 (FW) OY-2 Grasshopper BuNo 03991 Crash while on spotting mission - died of wounds

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Davis, Harold James 1stLt Pilot VMO-6 (FW) 1stMarineBrigade 500906


HAROLD JAMES DAVIS : 6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW : MARINES : HOSTILE, DIED OF WOUNDS SEPTEMBER 6, 1950 : DATE OF INCIDENT AUGUST 27, 1950 : 1LT - O2 : 034884 : MOS ----- : MANISTEE, MI : PLACE OF LOSS - UNKNOWN LOCATION : BORN JULY 27, 1923 : CAUCASIAN : KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 6992 : DATE OF FINAL STATUS: (SEPTEMBER 6, 1950) :


Korean War Records:
While flying a Stinson OY-2 (Bureau Number 03991) on August 26, 1950, 1STLT Harold J. DAVIS, USMC, and 2NDLT Patrick G. SIVERT, USMC, were hit by AAA and crashed. 2NDLT Sivert was rescued; 1STLT Davis was also rescued but severely injured and died in a hospital two days later.
Submitted by LCDR Douglas Campbell, USNR (Ret), Researcher


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