Name: 1LT Dennis Frederick Grace
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/11/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.0
Date of Birth: 03/14/1943
Home City: Niagara Falls, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 13W-111
Short Summary: Crashed after tail rotor was blown off. Rider was rescued by a CH-46.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15190
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7565 = Pilot AH-1 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 09/29/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST JOSEPHS CEMETERY, NIAGARA FALLS, NY
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