Name: Gerald Robert Helmich
Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O4
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
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.
No further information available at this time.
Plaque honors Manchester man killed in Vietnam War 
By Holly Ramer, 
Associated Press, 05/31/99  
MANCHESTER, NH (AP) - Nearly 30 years after Col. Gerald Helmich's
plane was shot down over Laos, Donn Inglis turned his friend's final
mission into a mission of his own Monday.....
Article published Nov 11, 2006
Families still feel war's sting
Six from N.H. have never been found
By Joelle Farrell
Monitor staff
Courtesy photo
Army Spc. Quinten Mulleavey went missing in Vietnam.
The soldiers had already begun slogging up a mountain in Bong Son, Vietnam,
when they realized Spc. Quinten Mulleavey wasn't with them. Walking back,
they found his pack, his rifle and helmet, an empty package of cigarettes
and a packet of Kool-Aid near a stream. But Mulleavey, 19, of North
Woodstock, was never found......