REEVES, JOHN HOWARD
Name: John Howard Reeves
Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/E3
Unit: D CO 1 BN 1 MAR 1 MAR DIV
Date of Birth: 28 October 1943
Home City of Record: CANADA
Date of Loss: 23 December 1966
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 155305 North 1081331 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
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
Quang Nam 15 miles SW of Hui An.
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Lance Corporal John Howard Reeves entered the U.S. Marine Corps
from Minnesota and served with Company D, 1st Battalion, 1st
Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. On December 23, 1966,
while on patrol near Da Nang, South Vietnam, he attempted to
cross a river in the vicinity of (GC) BT 034 580 and was swept
away by the strong current. A search of the area downstream
failed to locate him or his body, and he remains unaccounted
for. Today, Lance Corporal Reeves is memorialized on the Courts
of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
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