Name: CPT Leon Gordon Chadwick III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/14/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.6
Date of Birth: 04/02/1940
Home City: Raleigh, NC
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 12E-070
Short Summary: Shot down during a straffing run
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 151873
Service number: 087306
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MONTLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, RALEIGH, NC
This record was last updated on 07/31/2000
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