HUMPHRIES GARY DEAN

Name: CPT Gary Dean Humphries
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/26/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 10/07/1944
Home City: San Pablo, CA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-4
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 34W-084
Short Summary: Large rocket shrapnel entered rib cage at dau tieng. witnessed by bob inscoe and jim millirons who was within 4 feet of gary.
Aircraft: AH-1G
Call sign: Tiger 5
Service number: O5326916
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1983
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: artillery or mortar
Started Tour: 11/30/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 08
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: multiple-fragment wounds
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ROLLING HILLS MEMORIAL PARK, RICHMOND, CA
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 08/20/1995


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