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Lloyd Mark Bucher
Birth: Sep. 1, 1927
Pocatello
Bannock County
Idaho, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2004
Poway
San Diego County
California, USA

United States Naval Officer. He was the commanding officer of the "USS Pueblo" (AGER-2), a United States Navy environmental research intelligence gatheing ship that was monitoring communist activities in international waters off the coast of North Korea. On January 23, 1968, the ship was attacked by North Korean torpedo, killing one crewmember and capturing rest of the 82 crewmembers, including Commander Bucher. He and his men were beaten and tortured both psychologically and physically for 11 months until they were finally released December 23, 1968. A court of inquiry exonerated Commander Bucher of any dereliction of duty, and he served until he retired. In 1989 he and the crew were given Prisoner of War medals by the United States Government. His ship, the “Pueblo”, was never returned and remains as a museum ship in North Korea. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rose Dolores Bucher (1925 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CDR
US Navy
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
POW
Purple Heart & IGS
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section A-E, Site 33A
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jan 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8332864
Lloyd Mark Bucher
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Lloyd Mark Bucher
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 1, 2017
RIP sir.
- Alan Humphrey
 Added: Sep. 1, 2017

- Mary Lou McCormick
 Added: Jul. 9, 2017
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