Fredrick Anthony ThackerSpecialist Five
335TH ASLT HELO CO, 214TH AVN BN, 164TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
Army of the United States
07 December 1952 - 19 September 1971
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The database page for Fredrick Anthony Thacker
My brother was a very loving and caring young man who at 17 joined the Army to care for his new bride and soon to be daughter.
He was a very talented artist and a very funny person (he did a great Joe Coker!).
He was a the kind of person that everyone wanted to be around.
Notes from The Virtual WallOn 19 Sep 1971, a UH-1M (tail number 65-09493) of the 335th Assault Helicopter Company was shot down in Kien Giang Province, RVN. Three of the four crewmen died in the incident, while the copilot (name unknown) survived. The dead were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009