Name: CW2 William Wesley Davis (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/02/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 04/03/1949
Home City: Brookings, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 69-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-084
Short Summary: During Operation "Rockcrusher" with WO1 Steven J. Greenlee.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15121
Service number: W3165954
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/14/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: WARD MEMORIAL CEMETERY, BROOKINGS, OR
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 04/26/2002
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