WHITE, DANFORTH ELLITHORNE (some records show EllithorPE)
REMAINS RETURNED and ID'd 06/24/98
Name: Danforth Ellithorne White
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/O5
Date of Birth: 17 June 1930
Home City of Record: STATE COLLEGE PA
Date of Loss: 31 March 1969
Country of Loss: LAOS
Loss Coordinates: 173958 North  1050957 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: FA5C
Other Personnel in Incident: Ramey Carpenter, KIA/BNR
Refno: 1420
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.
The Armed Forces Identification Review Board (AFIRB) has very recently
finalized approval of five identifications recommend by the Central
identification Laboratory (CILHI).  Those announced as accounted for include
Commander Danforth E. White, USN, and Lt. Commander Captain Ramey L.
Carpenter, USN, missing since March 31, 1969, in Laos and Major William H.
Condit, Jr., and Lt. Terry M. Reed, both USAF, missing since June 23, 1969, in
South Vietnam.  The remains of Commander White Lt. Commander Carpenter were
jointly recovered in Laos on March 3, 1997.  The remains of Major Condit and
Lt. Reed were jointly recovered in south Vietnam on November 29, 1994.  The
remains of one additional American, jointly recovered in South Vietnam on May
6, 1988, were also identified, but his family requested that his name not be
Library of Congress Files:
LA: CDR Danforth Ellithorpe White, USN, 594691/1310 and [Name] USNR,
690122/1325, Missing in Action: Report of Circumstances and Recommendations
Country: LA
Name: Danforth E. White
Subjects: Aircraft downed; Missing; Crash site; Killed
Reel: 180
Page: 68-72D
Type of Document: Letter
Date of Report: 69 04 15
Date of Information: 69 03 31
Originator: USS Enterprise (CVAN-65)
Category: Casualty files

LA: CDR Danforth Ellithorpe White, USN (Deceased); Release of Information in
Case of/ Memo Traffic Between NMPC, DIA, JCRC, and CILHI
Country: LA
Name: Danforth E. White
Subjects: Killed; Aircraft downed; Crash site; Khammouan Province
Comments: Includes names of additional unaccounted for personnel.
Reel: 180
Page: 114-124
Type of Document: Memorandum
Date of Report: 86 00 00
Date of Information: 69 03 31
Category: Casualty files