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1stLt Roscoe Fletcher Good III - KIA VMO-6

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  • 1stLt Roscoe Fletcher Good III - KIA VMO-6

    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.



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

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    source:

    http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/rfgood3.htm
    Semper Fidelis

    George T. Curtis

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    TSgt Robert J. Monteith was the pilot of OY-2 BuNo 03939. 1st Lt Good was his observer. The bodies were recovered 29 Aug 1951.

    Sources:
    KORWALD Loss Incident Summary This source gives Good's rank as Capt.

    "A History of Marine Observation Squadron Six", LtCol Gary W. Parker, USMC and Major Frank M. Batha, Jr., USMC pg 25

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