Name: CPT James Madison Hamrick, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/20/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 12/08/1946
Home City: Lexington Park, MD
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/4 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-505/68-3
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-108
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16632
Call sign: Centaur 10
Service number: W3159615
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 01/01/1972
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT580300
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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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