Name: 1LT Leslie Forrest Douglas, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/30/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 07/07/1945
Home City: Verona, MS
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/227 AVN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-18
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-104
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16693
Service number: O5355222
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/08/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: LEE MEMORIAL PARK, VERONA, MS
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 08/20/1995
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