Name: WO1 Jerry Lee Harris
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/29/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 04/24/1941
Home City: Mobile, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 68-11/68-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-041
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00523
Service number: W3161410
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/31/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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
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