HELMICH, GERALD ROBERT
Name: Gerald Robert Helmich Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O4 Unit: Date of Birth: 17 November 1931 Home City of Record: MANCHESTER NH Date of Loss: 12 November 1969 Country of Loss: LAOS Loss Coordinates: 172800 North 1054000 East Status (in 1973): Presumptive Finding of Death Category: 2 Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A1H #139821 Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Refno: 1521
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action Combat Casualty File.
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