John Thomas Corle

Vietnam War
Serial #1987005
RankCorporal, U.S. Marine Corps
UnitMarine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164
Entered Service From
Date of BirthDecember 29, 1941
Date of DeathDecember 8, 1965
StatusMissing In Action
Memorialized Courts of the Missing
Court A
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, United States

Corporal Corle was a member of the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164, Marine Air Group 36, 1st Marine Air Wing. On December 8, 1965, he was flying in a Sikorsky Seahorse Utility Helicopter (UH-34D), when his aircraft crashed into the sea offshore of South Vietnam. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.