Kent Stuart Anderson

First Lieutenant
HMH-361, MAG-16, 1ST MAW
United States Marine Corps
15 September 1944 - 01 September 1969
Newport Beach, CA
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Kent S Anderson

Naval Aviator

Air Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Kent Stuart Anderson

11 Feb 2003


On 01 Sep 1969, five men of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361 died in the crash of their HH-53A helicopter (BuNo 153282):
  • Capt Donald Woodson Wright, pilot
  • 1st Lt Kent Stuart Anderson, copilot
  • Sgt George Dewey Hutcheson
  • LCpl Julian Escobedo, Jr (body not recovered)
  • LCpl Robert Allen Marsh
They are remembered by their
squadronmates of HMM-361
and by the
USMC Vietnam Helicopter Association

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a fellow Marine,
George T Curtis
MGySgt, USMC (Ret) 
12 Feb 2003

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 02/12/2003