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SP5 Donald Gene Vollmer - Fallen

Donald Gene Vollmer
Bismarck, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 2, 1969 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 190th Aviation Company,145th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group

In HUA NGHIA, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND

SP5 Don Vollmer was the crew chief of UH-1D (#64-13573) that received hostile fire while on a reconnaissance mission out of a 5th Special Forces compound. He was killed in the hail of machine gun fire that the aircraft received during this investigation of a series of huts.

Buried at Sunset Memorial Gardens - Bismark, North Dakota.