Name: LTC Harlow Gary Clark, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/07/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 44.7
Date of Birth: 07/04/1921
Home City: Savannah, GA
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05E-128
Short Summary: Tilted right causing blade strike. Blade hit Clark in head. He was taking COL Hennessey on a recon. Clark was 1 BDE XO.
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 63-09093
Service number: O60339
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/18/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 22
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: JEFFERSONVILLE CEMETERY, JEFFERSONVILLE, GA
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 08/20/1995
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