Name: WO1 James Harlow Dunn III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 01/04/1944
Home City: Norfolk, VA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-519/68-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-031
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16324
Service number: W3162421
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/07/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: WOODLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, NORFOLK, VA
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
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