Addice, Frank Paul, HM

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Last Rank
Hospitalman (E-3)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HM-8404, MAG-36
Service Years
1967 - 1968
HM-Hospital Corpsman

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wanaque, NJ
Last Address
Wanaque, NJ

Casualty Date
Apr 11, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Paterson, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49E 018 / Plot: Lot 11 Grave 431

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
At daybreak on 11 April 1968, a UH-34D from HMM-163 launched on a medevac flight to pick up wounded Marines from the vicinity of Khe Sanh. The UH-34D was escorted by two UH-1E gunships from VMO-6. After picking up the four wounded men, the flight proceeded toward the medical facility at Dong Ha. While enroute, one of the escorting UH-1Es - which were flying above and behind the UH-34D - was involved in a mid-air collision with the UH-34. Both aircraft went down. Thirteen men died in the accident: 

Aboard the UH-34D (BuNo 145804): 
  • CAPT Eugene Richard Gannon, aircraft commander 
  • 2ndLT John Parker Holden II, copilot 
  • CPL John Arleigh Nixon, gunner 
  • Cpl Frederick Dunham Graten, crew chief 
  • HN Frank Paul Addice, Navy Corpsman, MAG-36 
  • CPL Robert Winslow Belcher, passenger, H&S Co, 3/26 
  • PFC Dennis Robert Davidson, passenger, A Co, 3rd Tank Bn 
  • PFC Richard Eugene Erwin, passenger, H&S Co, 3/26 
  • PFC Charles Richard Finley, passenger, M Co, 3/26 
Aboard the UH-1E (BuNo 154968): 
  • CAPT Bruce Francis McMillan, pilot 
  • 1stLT Ronald Edgar Riede, copilot 
  • CPL Paul James Allen, crew chief 
  • LCPL Michael Gregory DeMarco, gunner
   
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Not Specified
   

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 Duty Stations
MAG-36
  1967-1968, HM-8404, MAG-36
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)/Operation Pegasus / Lam Son 207
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