Name: MAJ Charles F. De Amaral, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/04/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.1
Date of Birth: 09/06/1931
Home City: Carmel, CA
Service: AR branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: other
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-105
Short Summary: Need details - may have been flying as a Scout
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 63-09151
Service number: O78278
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/16/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: unknown or not reported
Burial information: MONTEREY CITY CEMETERY, MONTEREY, CA
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 11/17/2004
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