Name: 1LT Tony Lee Buholtz
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.5
Date of Birth: 09/22/1947
Home City: Miami, FL
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-512/68-20
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-009
Short Summary: Ground fire
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16482
Call sign: Appache White
Service number: O5254252
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/14/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: OUR LADY OF MERCY CEMETERY, MIAMI, FL
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: officer
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