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1st Lt Arthur R. Bancroft - VMO-6 KIA

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  • 1st Lt Arthur R. Bancroft - VMO-6 KIA

    Arthur Richard Bancroft
    1st Lt USMC 035520
    Hillsboro, IA
    b. 18 Apr 1920
    d. 29 Sept 1950

    While attempting to rescue the crew of a downed VMO-6 OY-2 (Odenbaugh and Rivers), Lt Bancroft's HO3S-1 was shot down 10 mi. north of Seoul, near Uijongbu. Lt Bancroft was rescued, but died from his injuries.