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Name: 1LT William H. Elmore, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/02/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.6
Date of Birth: 02/03/1944
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-363
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 25E-082
Short Summary: Main rotors hit the skids of a UH-1 causing loss of one or more blades at altitude crashing nearly Charley Med west of Da Nang airfield.
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 148056
Service number: 092056
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7561 = FRS Basic CH-46 Pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 01/29/2003

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