Schmittou, Eureka Lavern, PO1 Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
PR-0000-Parachute Rigger
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Last Duty Station
1967-1967, PR-0000, USS Hornet (CVA-12)
Service Years
1949 - 1967
PR-Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Four Hash Marks

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1929
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Ringgold
Last Address
Ringgold

Casualty Date
May 23, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Vietnam, North
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20E 092/Memorial Ft Rosecrans

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 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2015, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes posted by SA Short, Diane (Harding, Ruth, TWS Admin), SA 2070 
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 Ribbon Bar

Air Crew Wings

 
 Duty Stations
HS-2 Golden FalconsCTF 77USS Hornet (CVA-12)
  1967-1967, PR-0000, HS-2 Golden Falcons
  1967-1967, PR-0000, CTF 77
  1967-1967, PR-0000, USS Hornet (CVA-12)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Vietnam Wall Panel coords 20E 0921
  In Memory of Navy PR1 Eureka Lavern Schmittou.
  ***** Grandpa Schmittou
  J A HAPPY BIRTHDAY EUREKA
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Length of service 18 years
His tour began on May 23, 1967



Other Personnel in Incident: Richard Homuth, Thomas Pettis, Ronald Soucy, all KIA/BNR
1967 HOMUTH RICHARD W. SPRING VALLEY CA.
(SAR FOUND RAFT RADIO CONTACT)
1967 PETTIS THOMAS E. MOBILE AL.
(SAR FOUND RAFT RADIO CONTACT)
1967 SCHMITTOU EUREKA LAVERN RINGGOLD TX.
(SAR FOUND RAFT RADIO CONTACT)
1967 SOUCY RONALD PHILIP WHITTING LAKE IN.
(SAR FOUND RAFT RADIO CONTACT)



REMARKS: ON SAR - LOST RADIO CONTACT - FOUNF RAFT
CACCF/CRASH/AIRCREW/18 YRS UNITED STATES NAVY
No further information available at this time.

North Vietnam, pre-1975: CHANGE OF CATEGORY FROM "DEAD (BNR)" TO "REMAINS NONRECOVERABLE"
   
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