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John Joseph Bach III
Captain, United States Air Force
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Captain John Joseph Bach III was from Petersburg, Virginia and born on 7 April 1939. He was 30 and single when he died. Captain Bach had eight years service and had been in combat 259 days. He was a Raven Forward Air Controller in Laos and his body was recovered. Captain Bach was assigned as a civilian to the Ambassador to Laos. He flew an O-1 aircraft to support General Vang Pao in the Barrel Roll area of northern Laos. Most of the fighting took place in an area known as the Plain of Jars.

Full Name: JOHN JOSEPH BACH III
Date of Birth: 4/7/1939
Date of Casualty: 4/20/1969
Home of Record: PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA
Branch of Service: AIR FORCE
Rank: CAPT
Casualty Country: LAOS
Casualty Province: LZ
BACH, JOHN JOSEPH III

Captain, United States Air Force
 DATE OF BIRTH: 04/07/1939
 DATE OF DEATH: 04/20/1969
 BURIED AT: SECTION 36  SITE 1990
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 14 August 2006
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