Name: CW2 Thomas Arthur Davis
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/18/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.6
Date of Birth: 09/18/1942
Home City: Manistee, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/159 ASHB 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 65-3W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27W-107
Short Summary: 30 cal hits near LZ Thor, Pike, Lash north of Da Nang with CWO Harold Lee Eckert.
Aircraft: CH-47B tail number 67-18536
Call sign: Pachyderm
Service number: W3152400
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 004A = Duties Unassigned or In Transit
Primary cause: .30 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/23/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: OAKGROVE CEMETERY, MANISTEE, MI
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 01/16/1998
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