Name: WO1 Hershel Joe Bullock, Sr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/21/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.9
Date of Birth: 09/14/1947
Home City: Ft Worth, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 135 AHC, EMU
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-503/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 47W-015
Short Summary: Gunship co-pilot LT. A.A. Casadio, Royal Austrialian Navy.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15125
Service number: W3160428
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/02/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Burial information: GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, FORT WORTH, TX
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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