Name: 1LT Charles Drayton Henricks
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.7
Date of Birth: 07/28/1942
Home City: Solana Beach, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 28W-019
Short Summary: Fatally wounded by a .50 caliber round while trying to hoist out an emergency medevac. No other crew members were injured.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154015
Service number: 0102443
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 05/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XD828628
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA
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