GRAY, HAROLD EDWIN JR.
Name: Harold Edwin Gray Jr.
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/O4
Date of Birth: 06 October 1930
Home City of Record: NEW YORK NY
Date of Loss: 07 August 1965
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 172700 North 1063658 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A1H #135329
Other Personnel in Incident:
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
REMARKS: CRASH EXPLODE NO PARA SEEN
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LCDR HAROLD EDWIN GRAY JR.
Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Harold Edwin Gray Jr., who joined
the U.S. Navy from New York, served with Attack Squadron 25
aboard the USS Midway (CVA 41). On August 7, 1965, he piloted an
A-1H Skyraider (bureau number: 135329, call sign: "Canasta") on
a combat mission over North Vietnam. After he delivered his
ordnance on the target, his aircraft crashed and exploded in the
vicinity of (GC) 48Q XE 729 316. Witnesses state that he made no
attempt to bail out, and no parachutes were sighted. His remains
could not be recovered. Today, Lieutenant Commander Gray is
memorialized on the Courts of the Missing at the National
Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
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