Name: 1LT Gerald Wayne Davidson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/29/1964 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.2
Date of Birth: 05/01/1940
Home City: Oak Ridge, TN
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 63-8
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-056
Short Summary: Smoke ship crashed with no call. Lead found crash and no survivors. Davidson was Aircraft Commander with Pilot WO1 Ralph Allen Dunn.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Service number: O5317163
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: ANDERSON MEMORIAL GARDENS, DOSSETT, TN
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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