Name: WO1 Melvin Lee Grant
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/14/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.5
Date of Birth: 02/15/1949
Home City: Lemmon Valley, NV
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/25 AVN 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19W-038
Short Summary: 4.2 mm mortar.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-19531
Service number: W3164278
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: 4.2 mm mortar
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: grenades
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/05/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, OR
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
This record was last updated on 02/11/1998
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