Morgan, Lowell Edward, MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1980-Fixed Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 210th Combat Aviation Battalion/73rd Aviation Company (RSA)
Service Years
1957 - 1967

Field Artillery

Major



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hillsboro
Last Address
Hillsboro

Casualty Date
Jun 03, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Xuan-Loc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Ridge Park Cemetery - Hillsboro, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21E 049

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Senior)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade210th Combat Aviation Battalion/73rd Aviation Company (RSA)
  1966-1967, 1980, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1966-1967, 210th Combat Aviation Battalion/73rd Aviation Company (RSA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Baylor University
  1955-1957, Baylor University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Morgan served as a fixed wing aircraft pilot with 73rd Aviation Company, 210 Combat Aviation Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Group, 1 Aviation Brigade, Vung Tau.

He crashed at Gia Ray Mountain, Long Khanh (Xuan Loc), RVN late at night while on an infrared reconnaissance mission.  Poor weather accompanied this night mission. His OV-1C (tail number 61-2715) "Mohawk" aircraft was destroyed and Morgan was able to eject, but he was killed in the process. His avionics technical observer, SP4 Robert B. DeMello, was also killed in the incident.

He was interred in Ridge Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, Texas. He left a wife, Barbara, and three children at his passing.

He had attended Baylor University in 1957 prior to his enlistment.
   
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