HARRIS EDWARD LEWIS

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Name: WO1 Edward Lewis Harris
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/01/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 07/26/1943
Home City: Mankato, MN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 68-513/68-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30W-003
Short Summary: Aircraft crashed on a pinnacle, crew of 4 and 5 infantrymen killed. W/ WO1 Ray R. Davis.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 65-10020
Service number: W3161763
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/16/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: FT SNELLING NATIONAL CEM, MINNEAPOLIS MN
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994


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