The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Lewis H. Abrams
Service Number: 150222864
Date Missing: 1967-11-25
Unit: Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 242
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place: No
Recoverability Status: Remains Recovered
Next Steps: Colonel Abrams was a member of the Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 242, Marine Air Group 11, 1st Marine Air Wing. On November 25, 1967, he was the pilot of a Grumman Attack Aircraft Intruder (A-6A) on a night bombing raid on the runway at Phuc Yen, North Vietnam when he was shot down near Haiphong. His remains were recovered on April 11, 1995 and identified on June 16, 1997. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. **
Date Recovered: 4/11/1995
Date Identified: 6/16/1997
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