Ramsden, Gerald Lee, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 131X, USS Ranger (CVA-61)
Service Years
1957 - 1968
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tulane, CA
Last Address
Fresno, CA

Casualty Date
Jan 23, 1968
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
MA 110 (memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

Lieutenant Commander Ramsden was a member of Attack Squadron 165, Carrier Air Wing 2 aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Ranger (CVA-61). On January 23, 1968, he was serving as the bombadier/navigator in a Grumman Attack Aircraft Intruder (A-6A) over North Vietnam when his aircraft crashed. His remains were not recovered.

Service number: 625180

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Duty Stations
VA-165 BoomersUSS Oriskany (CVA-34)USS Ranger (CVA-61)
  1960-1968, 131X, VA-165 Boomers
  1962-1964, 131X, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
  1967-1968, 131X, USS Ranger (CVA-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Operation Rolling Thunder
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  War and service memorials1
  Jul 05, 1958, Married Joane E Funk
  Sep 14, 1959, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Mar 01, 1962, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Jan 23, 1968, Vietnam War Military Casualties
  Feb 02, 1968, Five Die in Vietnam1
  Jun 14, 2012, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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