Name: WO1 William Eugene Boehm
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 07/01/1948
Home City: Caseyville, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 2 BDE 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-517/68-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-060
Short Summary: See Hayward.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-19530
Service number: W3163142
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: 12/10/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: LAKE VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL
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
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