ARNOLD ROBERT WILLIAM

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Name: MAJ Robert William Arnold
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.6
Date of Birth: 10/13/1934
Home City: Lansing, MI
Service: AD branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 334 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: AD branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24W-073
Short Summary: Shot down by 50 cal during night mission in Bay of Reeds near Parrots Beak with Johnny L. Bryant.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15673
Call sign: Saber 6
Service number: O4061955
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1983
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 09/03/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 12
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
Burial information: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, MASON, MI
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 08/25/1996


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