Name: WO1 George Kirtland Hamilton
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/12/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 12/31/1947
Home City: Hollywood, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-25/68-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 32W-020
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07857
Service number: W3162114
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/24/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: HOLLYWOOD MEMORIAL GARDENS EAST, HOLLYWOOD, FL
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 04/12/1998
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