Name: MAJ James Herbert Allred (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/14/1963 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 38.2
Date of Birth: 09/26/1925
Home City: Twin Falls, ID
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-038
Short Summary: Milk run at night. Crashed into the ocean. 1LT J.M. Busch survived.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-04569
Service number: O88551
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 20
Location: Offshore, Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 06/25/1998
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