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Name: WO1 Ralph John Clime
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/19/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 01/24/1948
Home City: Marcellus, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-523/68-43
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22W-086
Short Summary: Believed shot down by artillery?
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16775
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 05/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: BLY CEMETERY, MARCELLUS, MI
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 06/11/2005

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