Name: CW2 Dennis James Brault
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/26/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 02/23/1948
Home City: Worcester, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Prior Unit: 174 AHC 69
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-21/68-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-093
Short Summary: Took 51 cal fire during combat assault SW of Firebase Snuffy in III Corp. Copilot Doug Vergamini. Huckleberry in wing ship.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15026
Service number: W3163473
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/15/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST JOHNS CEMETERY, WORCESTER, MA
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 02/28/1996
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