Name: WO1 Gerald David Boyd
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/21/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.5
Date of Birth: 01/06/1945
Home City: Willimantic, CT
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22E-031
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00550
Service number: W3156130
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 05/07/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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