THE SPRINGFIELD 50 PROJECT
John Francis Overlock
High School Diploma: Unknown Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: SSS Local Board Location: SSS Registration Date: SSS Registrant Description: Military Service Record: Entry Date: Entry Mode: Entry Location: Home Of Record: Springfield, MA Military Branch: Air Force Military Component: Regular Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Rank Abbrev: LTC Pay Grade: O5 MOS: 1115B MOS Title: Pilot Awards Received:
Length Of Service: not reported
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 8/16/68 Major Command: 7th Air Force Sub Command 1: 31st Tactical Fighter Wing Sub Command 2: 309th Tactical Fighter Squadron Base Location: Phu Cat, South Vietnam Vehicle/Equipment Type: F-100F Super Sabre Vehicle/Equipment S/N: 56-3865 Army Campaign Number: 8th Army Campaign Name: Counteroffensive, Phase V
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 8/16/68 Casualty Time: 0845 Co-Casualties: MIA: MAJ Michael O. McElhanon Casualty Age: 39 Casualty Data 1: Hostile, Died While Missing Casualty Data 2: Fixed Wing Crew Casualty Data 3: Air Loss-Crash On Land Casualty Province: Quang Binh Province Casualty Country: North Vietnam Located In Or Near: last known position 10 nautical miles NW Dong Hoi, North Vietnam Body: Not Recovered MIA Remains Returned: MIA Remains Identified:
Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: COL Overlock's remains have not been recovered. He was carried in a missing status until 10/9/75 when a presumptive finding of death was issued. He is listed by the Department of Defense as unaccounted for in Southeast Asia. Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 25th Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 48W Line Number: 29
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