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Name: 1LT Guy Bernard Ephland, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/27/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 10/18/1942
Home City: Burlington, NC
Service: MS branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 45 MED
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-22/67-18
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 65W-006
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16433
Service number: O5332987
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/16/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT999847
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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 07/04/2000

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