SEALS Dry, Melvin Spence

Commando
By Sally Dugan
Paddy Mayne
By Hamish Ross

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Dry
  • FORENAME
Melvin Spence
  • UNIT
U.S.N. Seal Team 1
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
052384544
  • DATE OF DEATH
6th June 1972
  • AGE
26
  • GRAVESITE
Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia,U.S.A. Section 10 Site 11332
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Kings Point,New York
born 13.3.1946
son of Captain Melvin Hultquist Dry,USN(rtd) and Catherine (nee Spence) Dry
mother was born in Glasgow,Scotland
4 years service
killed jumping into sea from helicopter Gulf of Tonkin (op.Thunderhead)
awarded Bronze Star with V 2008
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,D.C. Panel 01W Line 38
father and mother buried with him
 
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