Name: CPT Roger Parry Harrell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/29/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.6
Date of Birth: 12/24/1940
Home City: Jacksonville Beach, FL
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 20W-070
Short Summary: Drowned in Da Nang harbor during an attempted water pickup after an engine failure at low altitude.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 152418
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Drowned
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: GREENLAWN CEMETERY, JACKSONVILLE, FL
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