John Dee Harrington

Lance Corporal
HMM-362, MAG-15, 1ST MAW
United States Marine Corps
10 April 1948 - 04 February 1969
Phoenix, Arizona
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1ST MAW

HMM-362
Combat Aircrew

Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for John Dee Harrington

27 July 2004

REMEMBERED

by his family.

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 04 Feb 1969 two UH-34 aircraft from HMM-362 were involved in a mid-air collision immediately after take-off, resulting in the deaths of eight men from the squadron:
  • In UH-34D BuNo 150212:
    • 1stLt Andrew M. Haglage, Batavia, OH
    • 1stLt James D. Opsahl, Britton, SD
    • LCpl Otis Green, Bridgeton, NJ
    • LCpl John D. Harrington, Phoenix, AZ

  • In UH-34D BuNo 143965:
    • 1stLt Lawrence E. Houck, Harrisburg, PA
    • 1stLt Roger D. Knudtson, Fairfield, ND
    • Cpl Joseph H. Brubaker, Summit, PA
    • LCpl Gregory J. Niccoli, Kent, WA
Additional information is contained on the Pop-A-Smoke site.


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his nephew,
LCpl Stephenson, USMC
stephensonusmc@hotmail.com 
27 Jul 2004



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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
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