Name: WO1 John Michael Bozinski
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 07/14/1947
Home City: Superior, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-13/69-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19W-043
Short Summary: With WO1 Robert H. Shields, SP4 Alejo del Valle, and PFC Johnnie Graham, Jr.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-00993
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, SUPERIOR, WI
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 07/19/1992
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