CHABOT DON WILLIAM

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Name: MAJ Don William Chabot
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/15/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 36.5
Date of Birth: 09/28/1929
Home City: Oakland, CA
Service: TC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06E-009
Short Summary: Ground fire.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13824
Service number: O73063
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: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/29/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 18
Location: Unknown Province
Military grid coordinates of event: AQ798632
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, CA
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
This record was last updated on 09/30/2008


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