Name: MAJ Benjamin C. Hartman, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/19/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.5
Date of Birth: 03/17/1940
Home City: Hendersonville, TN
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 17 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: RWQC
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 43W-036
Short Summary: Fixed wing 1st tour, helicopter 2nd tour after Q Course.
Service number: O96395
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 4010 = 40 Supply Staff Officer (G4, S4)
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Started Tour: 08/20/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Darlac Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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: officer
This record was last updated on 04/26/2002

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