Name: CPT Arnold Edward Holm, Jr.
Status: Remains were returned on NOV 2011 from an incident on 06/11/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.3
Date of Birth: 03/05/1944
Home City: Waterford, CT
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/8 CAV, 11 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-30
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-040
Short Summary: Exploded on low level recon in mountains west of Camp Eagle by possible SA-7. Alive on gound. See McQuade.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 68-17344
Call sign: Blue Ghost white
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 12/07/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - interim
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD565135
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA (GROUP)
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
This record was last updated on 11/13/2011
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