Name: WO1 Sylvester Davis
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.7
Date of Birth: 05/30/1940
Home City: Akron, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 283 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 34W-064
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16217
Service number: W3160866
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: 08/23/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YA940681
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: GHENT BAPTIST CEMETERY, GHENT, KY
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 08/20/1995
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