COVER LAWRENCE LEROY

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Name: LCR Lawrence Leroy Cover
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/20/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.4
Date of Birth: 04/13/1937
Home City: Culver City, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 4
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 02W-021
Short Summary: Believed to have died of injuries when the helicopter slung a main rotor blade during a ferry flight.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-04602
Call sign: SEAWOLF
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1310 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 05/07/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS470910
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
This record was last updated on 08/14/1999


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