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Daniel L Arnes, CMC
Burns, III, Louis Dassonville (Lou), LT.
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Home Town Lewisburg, WV
Last Address Not Specified
Date of Passing Jul 24, 1971
Location of Interment Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery - Lewisburg, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates Not Specified
Last Known Activity It appears Lou had prior Enlisted Air Force service before the Navy:
----------------------Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Name: Louis Burns
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1935
Death Date: 24 Jun 1971
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 17 Aug 1954
Release Date 1: 16 Aug 1958
We had information that Lou was killed approximately 8 months after returning from Vietnam in a helicopter oil rig crash.
He had transfer orders 10/5/1970 from HA(L)-3 to NAS PT. MUGU, CA at the time, but got out of the Navy instead.