BURNS, JOHN DOUGLAS

Name: John Douglas Burns
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/O4
Unit: VA 22
Date of Birth: 16 February 1935
Home City of Record: PENSACOLA FL
Date of Loss: 04 October 1966
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 195800 North  1055000 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Category:
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A4C
Missions: 11
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 0481

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. 2020

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