Name: CW2 Raymond Clarence Galbraith
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/10/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 35.4
Date of Birth: 02/02/1930
Home City: North Braddock, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/82 AVN 173 ABN
Major organization: other
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-004
Short Summary: Shot down with 50 cal at Dong Xoai with Zoltan A. Kovacs. William R. Batchelder crew chief & Walter R. Gray door gunner.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13607
Service number: W2206107
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/01/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 18
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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
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