SMITH, DEWEY LEE
Name: Dewey Lee Smith
Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/O4
Date of Birth: 11 Nov 1929
Home City of Record: LOUISVILLE KY
Date of Loss: 02-June-67
Country of Loss: NORTH VIETNAM
Loss Coordinates: 212600 North 1061900 East
Status (in 1973):
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F105D #0190
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: 730304 RELEASED BY DRV
ALIVE IN 02/RET COL/WIFE ELAINE/RESIDES KY
No further information available at this time.
At 03/01/2002 04:27 PM -0500:
I'm the daughter of a returned P.O.W., Col. Dewey L. Smith. I have more
info for his bio, if you'd like.
Still living and healthy as of today!
3 sons in military:
Maj. Dewey L. Smith, Jr. USAF Reserves and Jonathan R. Smith who did his
time in the Marines as well as the "little" brother Joshua Russell Smith who
is a Marine currently in Afghanistan.
Sandra L. Smith
Dewey Lee Smith of Fairdale, believed to have
been held in captivity as a prisoner of war longer
than any other Kentuckian, died Monday 2-9-15 while on vacation in Alabama.
Col. Smith, 85, a U.S. Air Force veteran who was
born in Louisville on Veterans Day in 1929, was
interned as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam after he was shot down on June 2, 1967, and was
held until his release on March 4, 1973....
|Subject:||Dewey Lee Smith|
|Date:||Sun, 6 Dec 2015 19:44:21 -0600|
Elaine Smith, wife
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