GRAY GEORGE ALBERT

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Name: CW2 George Albert Gray
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/09/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.0
Date of Birth: 07/09/1947
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 3 BDE 9 INF
Prior Unit: 195 AHC 68
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-1/66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52W-005
Short Summary: Hit by small arms fire - landed helicopter after wounded, died of wounds.
Aircraft: OH-23G
Service number: W3155562
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Dinh Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LAWNVIEW CEMETERY, ROCKLEDGE, PA
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 04/26/2002


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