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



670302   HMM-262     Vietnam

Incident Date 670302 HMM-262 Ground N/A Ground Incident

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Wersching, Adam Edward Sgt Grnd Casualty HMM-262 MAG-36 670302 (vvm 16E:006)


WERSCHING ADAM EDWARD : 2060359 : USMC : SGT : E5 : 6341 : 21 : COLLINSVILLE : IL : 19670302 : non-hostile : drowned : body recovered : Quang Tin : 03 : 19451009 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/married : 16E : 006


Report of Casualty:
Casualty Status: Non-Hostile
"Died 2Mar67 vicinity USO China Beach, ChuLai, Republic of Vietnam. Became missing while walking among rocks near beach during organized squadron recreation party and presumed to have fallen into surf and drowned. Remains recovered and identified 7Mar67."

Submitted by Ken Davis, Researcher, The Virtual Wall

Source: Original "Report of Casualty", 525-67, 16 March 1967

Loss Position:
Approximate location of USO Club when lost: 15 26' 21"N, 108 41' 44"E
Submitted by Alan H Barbour, Historian, Historian, USMC Combat Helicopter Association

Report of Casualty - Sgt Adam Wersching:



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