Name: CPT William Ray Hill
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/16/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.1
Date of Birth: 03/02/1943
Home City: Kenosha, WI
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-22
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18E-035
Short Summary: Crash.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08736
Service number: O5406403
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/13/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: ACACIA PARK CEMETERY, CHICAGO, IL
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: officer
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