GALLION DAVID ANDREW
Name: WO1 David Andrew Gallion
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 04/18/1949
Home City: Jacksonville, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-43/69-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-024
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 02/17/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Kien Giang Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: CALVARY CEM, JAY, FL
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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