Name: 1LT Richard C. Allen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/18/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.8
Date of Birth: 01/24/1943
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-14
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30E-021
Short Summary: Gunshot on first lift of operation Atlanta (Iron Trangle). Marvin was roommate. Phila. Daily News special supplement.
Service number: O5238034
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/24/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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: officer
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