John Francis Dingwall
Master Gunnery Sergeant
VMA-225, MAG-12, 1ST MAW, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Troy, New York
February 28, 1921 to September 19, 1978
(Incident Date July 08, 1965)
JOHN F DINGWALL is on the Wall at Panel 2E, Line 31

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A Note from The Virtual Wall

The Marine Air Group 12 Command Chronology for July/August 1965 contains the following entry:
"Gunnery Sergeant John F. DINGWALL 401266/6611 USMC and Staff Sergeant Richard C. BRAM 1373336/6615 USMC, members of VMA-225, were reported to have been captured by the Viet Cong and subsequently killed and buried on 8 July 1965 approximately seven kilometers from Chu Lai Airfield. A search of the area by a patrol from the 4th Marines failed to provide any additional information concerning their whereabouts. Organized search activities were terminated on 11 July 1965. Present status of these men is missing..."

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