Name: 1LT John Albert Gross
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/27/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 02/08/1947
Home City: Menomonee Falls, WI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 196 BDE 23 INF
Major organization: 196th Light Infantry Brigade
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03W-115
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1542 = 15 Infantry Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Compliment cause: explosive devices
Started Tour: 02/02/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: AT875354
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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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