Name: 1LT Quentin Foxx Hurst
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/27/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 11/16/1944
Home City: Valley Falls, KS
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/9 AVN 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-508/68-12
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-029
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17164
Service number: O5539533
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: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/04/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Kien Hoa Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS620365
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: VALLEY FALLS CEMETERY, VALLEY FALLS, KS
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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