BOWER, IRVIN LESTER JR. Remains Returned 11/20/00
Name: Irvin Lester Bower Jr. Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/E3 Unit: O/3/5 1 MAR DIV Date of Birth: 24 April 1949 Home City of Record: LINGLESTOWN PA Date of Loss: 06 October 1969 Country of Loss: South Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 155125 North 1081141 East Status (in 1973): Killed in Action/Body not Recovered Category: 5 Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: Ground Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Refno: 1497
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.
REMARKS: Drowned when being extracted from a tower post on Song Thu Bon River
CACCF/NON-HOSTILE/DIED OF OTHER CAUSES DROWNED/SUFFOCATED QUANG NAM
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