GEORGE RAYMOND JAMES

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Name: CW2 Raymond James George
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/15/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.8
Date of Birth: 05/29/1945
Home City: San Bernardino, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC, 222 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-29/69-27
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-049
Short Summary: Transmission seisure at 600 ft. AGL while departing Ton Son Nuit AFB.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15441
Call sign: Warlord
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 03/31/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS806945
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, CYPRESS, CA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/22/1995


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