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John Lafayette

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

John W. Lafayette
Rank: Major
Service Number: 9264106
Date Missing: 1966-04-06
Unit: Headquarters MACV
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:

Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: Major Lafayette was a member of Headquarters, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. On April 6, 1966, he was the observer in a Grumman Mohawk Aircraft (OV-1A) on a visual reconnaissance over Laos, when it was hit by ground fire. He ejected safely but was surrounded by Viet Cong. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. **



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