5/29/641st CB to die in RVN
IP: 24.59.220.28

5/29/64 EO1 James C. Dye, Ventura, CA. NAVSUPACT SAIGON, MACV

The records indicate that EO1 Dye is the first Seabee to die in RVN

James Cletus Dye

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Ventura, CA
Date of birth: 07/03/1926

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E6
Rank: Equipment Operator 1st Class
ID No: 3387789
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 18
Unit: HQ, NAVSUPACT SAIGON, MACV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 05/29/1964
Casualty Date: 05/29/1964
Age at Loss: 37
Location: Gia Dinh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other accident

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ON THE WALL Panel 01E Line 053

https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/14406/JAMES-C-DYE/

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James is buried at:
Ft. Rosecrans Nat Cem.
1700 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, San Diego County, CA. 92166
Plot Section A-C Site 676

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Dye&GSiman=1&GScid=7978&GRid=3397748&

In Memory of
Equipment Operator First Class James Cletus Dye

Let us not forget Equipment Operator First Class James Cletus Dye, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Navy, EO1 Dye served our country until May 29th, 1964 in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam. He was 37 years old and was married. James died from an undetermined accident. His body was recovered. James was born on July 3rd, 1926 in Ventura, California. He served our country for 18 years.

GROUND CASUALTY
EO1 James C. Dye was an equipment operator assigned to Headquarters, Naval Support Activity (NAVSUPACT) Saigon, MACV. On May 29, 1964, he died in Gia Dinh Province, RVN, from injuries received in an accidental fall. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Accidents claim two contains.” Oxnard Press Courier (CA), June 6, 1964, p. 3]


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