Burns, III, Louis Dassonville, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 131X, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Service Years
1965 - 1971

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
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
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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
Gender:    Male
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.
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Beckley Post-Herald Newspaper Article, Jun 25, 1971
Beckley Post-Herald Newspaper Article, Jun 24, 1971

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