10/31/65 Fallen Brother RVN
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10/31/65 BUL2 Donald D. Haskins, Audubon, IA - WIA 10/28/65 Danang NMCB 9

Donald Dean Haskins
Builder 2nd Class

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Audubon, IA
Date of birth: 02/22/1943
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E5
Rank: Builder 2nd Class
ID No: 5485688
MOS: BUL: Builder (Light)
Length Service: 04
Unit: NMCB-9, 3RD NC BDE, MACV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 10/28/1965
Casualty Date: 10/31/1965
Age at Loss: 22 (based on date declared dead)
Location: Danang, Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died of wounds
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds

www.VirtualWall.org/dh/HaskinsDD01a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 03E Line 009

https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/21855/DONALD-D-HASKINS/

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-Not-Forgotten/Donald-Haskins31Oct65MCB-9/21527086_BgxcTh#!i=1716187208&k=cCSB4nw

Donald is buried at:
Scranton Township Cemetery
Scranton, Greene County, IA. 51462
Plot: 1917 Add. Lot 224
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=haskins&GSiman=1&GScid=96314&GRid=23172917&

DCR Report: from 10/28/65:
…At approximately 0006, NMCB-9 came under heavy Viet Cong 60mm mortar and machine gun attack wounding 93 men of which two later died, SD3 Restituto Adenir and BUL2 Donald Haskins. The Viet Cong over ran the NSA Hospital construction site and destroyed eight of the almost completed buildings with demolition charges.


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