Name: CPT Eric Gary Herold
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/12/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 06/10/1947
Home City: Seattle, WA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1 AVN BDE
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-066
Short Summary: Ground casualty
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 9301 = 93 Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer (G2, S2)
Primary cause: Need to Verify
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Started Tour: 07/05/1971
"Official" listing: ground casualty
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile wounded or ill or injured - very serious
Length of service: *
Location: Vinh Long Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS045330
Reason: other accident
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
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 08/20/1995

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