Name: CPT Albert Henry Gates, Jr.
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 03/07/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.5
Date of Birth: 09/01/1943
Home City: East Greenbush, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 13W-092
Short Summary: Died when CH-46A crashed in the ocean during marginal weather while flying as a VIP chase ship. One Gunner survived.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 154043
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: SVN-BNR-OW
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ST MARYS CEMETERY, NASSAU, NY (IMO)
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