Name: MAJ Michael Finlay Field (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/16/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.2
Date of Birth: 08/07/1937
Home City: Arlington, VA
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28E-015
Short Summary: Student number 03247
Service number: O90798
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 2110 = 21 Adjutant or Adjutant General
Compliment cause: unknown
Started Tour: 01/16/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 08
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: explosive device
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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