Name: WO1 Bard Elton Davenport
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/27/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 12/16/1946
Home City: Wilton, ME
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-507/68-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-058
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16714
Service number: W3159711
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/06/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LAKEVIEW CEMETERY, WILTON, ME
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
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