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Name: John David Walker
Panel/Line: 16W/77
Force: Army
Company: HHC
Rank: Captain
Pay Grade: O3
CAACF: 534361890
Home of Record: Hoquiam, WA
Birth Date: June 26, 1941
Race: Caucasian
Gender: M
Religion: Roman Catholic
Married: Y
Death Date: November 14, 1969
Cause of Death: "ground casualty vehicle loss, crash nonhostile"; other causes
Died in Long An at age 28
The body was recovered.
John David Walker

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Capt John Walker was the communications officer for Headquarters Company.  Good man and cool officer. He died when his driver swerved to miss a Vietnamese boy who walked in front of the jeep.  The short wheelbase  and low center of gravity caused the jeep to flip on its top.  Captain Walker died instantly from a broken neck. It was a sad day for HHC when we learned of it.

Steve Homotoff