Name: WO1 Charles Allen Alvarez
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/16/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 12/23/1946
Home City: Santee, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 39E-056
Short Summary: Hog. 12.7mm came through left windshield at 1500 m. Pilot was 2LT Rolbert E. Blackmon (not killed). Only KIA between 4/4/67 & 4/3/68.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 64-14056
Service number: W3155791
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: 12.7 MM
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 01/15/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA
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
This record was last updated on 06/19/1995
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