Werdehoff, Michael Ray, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67U10-Medium Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 67U10, 11th Aviation Group
Service Years
1960 - 1968

Master Sergeant


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Toledo
Last Address
Toledo

Casualty Date
Apr 19, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
51E 004

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
478th Aviation Company (Heavy Helicopters) U.S. Army
  1967-1968, 67U10, 478th Aviation Company (Heavy Helicopters)
  1967-1968, 67U10, 11th Aviation Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
TSgt. Weredehoff was one of the crew members lost in the shoot down of CH-54A (#64-14205) in the A Shau Valley, Thua Thien Province, RVN.  The mission was to delivery of a bull dozer to LZ Tiger. in Quang Tri Province. The crew was listed as MIA and non-recoverable at that time (Remains recovered and identified 1999 & 2001). Three helicopters were lost in that incident. with 9 men listed as MIA.

Crew:
SP4 Philip R. Shafer, CE
Capt. Arthur J. Lord, AC
CW4 Charles W. Millard, P
MSGT. Michael R. Werdehoff, FE

Crew were interred in Arlington National Cemetery at Section 67 Site 4309-2 on 27 August 2002.
   
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Note: Details of loss  http://www.vhpa.org/KIA/incident/68041910KIA.HTM
   
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