Name: CPT Edward Walter Connelly, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 01/10/1944
Home City: Agawam, MA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 55E-007
Short Summary: Died during a medevac mission when his helicopter crashed and burned after receiving ground fire.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152531
Service number: 093033
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 08/09/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: AGAWAM CENTER CEMETERY, AGAWAM, MA
This record was last updated on 06/29/1997
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