Name: LJG Hal Cushman Castle, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/28/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 05/20/1945
Home City: Norfolk, VA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 3
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 26W-069
Short Summary: See Reardon.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08603
Call sign: Seawolf
Service number: 717424
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1310 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 02/15/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Kien Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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