Brindle, William Victor, AA

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Last Rank
Airman Apprentice
Last Primary NEC
AA-0000-Airman Apprentice
Last Rating/NEC Group
Airman Apprentice
Primary Unit
1967-1967, AA-0000, VF-74 Bedevilers
Service Years
1967 - 1967

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wabash, IN
Last Address
Wabash, IN

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Falls Memorial Gardens - Wabash, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 016

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 Duty Stations
USS Forrestal (CV-59)VF-74 Bedevilers
  1967-1967, AA-0000, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
  1967-1967, AA-0000, VF-74 Bedevilers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
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  Jul 29, 2012, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was on of the 134 men killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. It was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that not only killed 134 sailors, but injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
   
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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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