LEWIS, KEITH H.

Name: Keith H. Lewis
Rank/Branch:O3/United States Air Force, pilot
Unit: 335th TFS
Date of Birth: 31 January 1940
Home City of Record: Cleaveland OH
Date of Loss: 05 October 1972
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 214300 North  1050800 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Category:
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F4D

Other Personnel in Incident: John Alpers, returnee

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.

REMARKS: 730329 RELEASED BY DRV

SOURCE: WE CAME HOME  copyright 1977
Captain and Mrs. Frederic A Wyatt (USNR Ret), Barbara Powers Wyatt, Editor
P.O.W. Publications, 10250 Moorpark St., Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Text is reproduced as found in the original publication (including date and
spelling errors).
UPDATE - 09/95 by the P.O.W. NETWORK, Skidmore, MO

KEITH H. LEWIS
Captain - United States Air Force
Shot Down: October 5, 1972
Released: March 29, 1973
                       
Personal data: I was born 31 January 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio. We moved to
Mt. Vernon, Ohio where I went to grade school and high school. I received a
BA Degree in Humanities from Findlay College, Findlay, Ohio. I married
Patricia Ann Hatfield on 9 May 1965. Patricia Ann was born in Selma,
Alabama. We have a son, William Keith, born 2 May 1966 in Selma, Alabama,
and a daughter, Christine Elizabeth, born 4 October 1967 in Lakenheath,
England.

Military data: 1 November 1963 - Basic Training.
5  January 1964 - Officer Training School.
31 March 1964 - Commissioned.
April 1964 to May 1965 - Pilot Training, Craig, Alabama.
June 1965 to October 1965 - Davis-Monthan (TDY).
November 1965 to December 1965 - MacDill (45 TFS, 559 TFS).
December 1965 to October 1966 - Cam Ranh Bay (559 TFS).
December 1966 to December 1970 - Bentwaters (91 TFS).
January 1971 to July 1972 - Seymour Johnson (335 TFS).
July 1972 to 5  October 1972 - TDY, Ubon (335 TFS).
5 October 1972 to 29 March 1973 - POW.

After his release, Keith Lewis became an Air Force Chaplain. He retired from
the United States Air Force as a Colonel. He and Pat reside in Alabama.