SSGT Douglas Edward Dahill
Record NO: (169)
Rank / Rate
War of Service
Date of birth
Mar 6, 1949
Place of birth / home town
Family Members
High School
Lima Senior
Enlistment Date
Service Number
Unit / Ship / duty Station
5th Special Forces Group
Date of Casuality
Apr 17, 1969
Cause of Death or Status
Place of Incident
Place of Burial or Memorial
Arlington National: Memorialized: Courts of the Missing: Court B
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Staff Sergeant Dahill was a member of Detachment B-52, D Company, 5th Special Forces Group. On April 17, 1969, he was a member of a reconnaissance team in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam, 9 miles from Laos, when the team reported they had been hit hard and needed air strikes. Thunder storms prevented insertion of a relief force. Staff Sergeant Dahill was declared Missing in Action. His remains were recovered on June 10, 2008 and identified on October 3, 2008. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial