Ante, James Louis, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1965 - 1967

Transportation Corps

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Covington, KY
Last Address
Covington, KY

Casualty Date
Sep 03, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mother Of God Cemetery - Kenton Vale, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25E 091 / Sec 11BS Lot 132

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialKentucky Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2017, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
145th Aviation Battalion/118th Assault Helicopter Company12th Aviation Group1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1967, 1981, 145th Aviation Battalion/118th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1967, 1981, 12th Aviation Group
  1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Cincinnati
  1960-1964, University of Cincinnati
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty Occurrence:  See Below

1st Lt. Ante was killed in the crash of his UH-1D (tail number 64-13722) when the Cargo door came loose and flew up into rotor blades during a night operation.

The 5 crew and 2 passengers were killed in the incident.
Crew Members:
WO1 Ricky P. Mattern, AC
1st Lt. James L. Ante, P
SP4 Ray A. Schold, CE
SP4 David Carroll, G
WO1 Lewis C. Gilder, PP

Passengers:
SP4 William C. Rouse
SP4 William L. Lockhart
   
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