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Name: CPT James Patrick Cawley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/25/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 04/23/1943
Home City: Scranton, PA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: VMO-6
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 52E-003
Short Summary: Died from crash injuries after being shot down during at night armed recon mission east of Quang Tri near the coast.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 154761
Service number: 091663
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 09/27/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
This record was last updated on 11/14/1996

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