Name: WO1 Jerry Baxter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/27/1969 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 08/16/1947
Home City: Susanville, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-057
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15559
Service number: W3163723
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Additional information about this casualty:
Jerry Baxter was a classmate of Bill Potter's in flight school. They had arrived in Vietnam together . They were killed on the same day in separate incidents. From Fritz Miller email@example.com
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: no religous preference
Burial information: LASSEN CEMETERY, SUSANVILLE, 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 01/16/2006
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