Name: WO1 Roger Martin Auld, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.2
Date of Birth: 01/23/1947
Home City: Heatherstone, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 173 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-503/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-029
Short Summary: Mid-air collision during night combat assaut in Ben Suc area. See Sanford.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00802
Call sign: Robinhood
Service number: W3160416
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air, Night
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/06/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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