Name: CPT Patrick Lawrence Haley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/18/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 01/02/1942
Home City: La Salle, IL
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-22
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18E-045
Short Summary: Haley Army Airfield at Ft. Sheridan, IL named for Haley in late 1960's. During last month in country. Result of hostile action.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15048
Service number: O5531115
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/10/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST VINCENT CEMETERY, LA SALLE, IL
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
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