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Roscoe Fletcher Good III
First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
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Roscoe Fletcher Good III
Van Nuys, California
Born April 1, 1922

First Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps
Killed in Action
Died April 24, 1951 in Korea

First Lieutenant Good was a member of Headquarters  Battery, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division.

On April 24, 1951, he was the pilot of an OY-2 Grasshopper observation aircraft from Marine Observation Squadron 6, 1st Marine Air Wing. While on an artillery spotting mission, his aircraft collided with a F4U-4 Corsair fighter aircraft.

First Lieutenant Good was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.



Note: Lieutenant Good was the son of Admiral Roscoe Fletcher Good, United States Navy.


GOOD, ROSCOE F
1ST LT U S M C
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/01/1922
DATE OF DEATH: 04/24/1951
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 9033-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 
 
 
 

Posted: 20 April 2002 Updated: 5 January 2007 Updated: 7 December 2009

Purple Heart Medal

Korean Service Medal