Name: WO1 Wayne Edwin Ellison
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/24/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.1
Date of Birth: 08/31/1942
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-1
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11E-007
Short Summary: Crash. With CPT William E. Ebel?
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13518
Service number: W3152997
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 04/21/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: FT SAM HOUSTON NAT CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO TX
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 04/26/2002
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