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Name: CPT Ellis David Greene
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/23/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.6
Date of Birth: 11/02/1945
Home City: Denver, CO
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-42
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-084
Short Summary: B-40 rocket in cockpit doing a combat assualt in Cambodia with CPT Charles Daniel Foley. West Point stu # 27172.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16300
Call sign: Ghostriders
Country: Cambodia
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: grenades
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/01/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Jewish
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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