Name: WO1 Frederick H. Elizondo
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/06/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 10/22/1946
Home City: Alton, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-1/66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 21E-061
Short Summary: 2.75" rocket (SSFFAR) that penetrated his bunker from an ammo dump fire at LZ English in Bong Son caused by a friendly flare.
Call sign: Gunslinger
Service number: W3155539
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: weapons
Started Tour: 04/04/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: multiple-fragment wounds
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 08/20/1995

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