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Name: WO1 Derrell W. Clemmer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/20/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 30.9
Date of Birth: 10/20/1937
Home City: Willow, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-505/68-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 43W-045
Short Summary: Out of Cu Chi. Shot in head.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00661
Service number: W3159605
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/04/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WILLOW CEMETERY, WILLOW, OK
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 12/15/2004

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