Name: 1LT Richard William Dodd
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/19/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.5
Date of Birth: 01/11/1944
Home City: Oglesby, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 08W-031
Short Summary: Burst into flames and flew into the ground at Charlie Ridge west of Da Nang.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 154773
Call sign: Comprise
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 09/17/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Additional information about this casualty:
R.E. Crew had been home five days when he and his wife were visiting Dodd's wife, Brenda, when she got the word that both Casner and Dodd had been killed. Both were great people. R.E. Crew 3 Nov 95.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: OAKWOOD CEMETERY, LA SALLE, IL
This record was last updated on 06/06/1996
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