Name: 1LT William Henry Gottschalk
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1967 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 23.6
Date of Birth: 10/15/1943
Home City: Monee, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 19E-095
Short Summary: Exploded at 2500 ft. over S. China Sea between Key Ha (Chu Lai) and Marble Mountain due to aft plyon failure. w/CPT Jay Mitchell
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152550
Service number: 092771
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Offshore, MR 1 Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MAGNOLIA CEMETERY, DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL
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