Name: WO1 Bert Mc Cree Jenkins
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/28/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.3
Date of Birth: 12/28/1940
Home City: Dallas, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1 AVN 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-509/68-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-072
Short Summary: (Gramke in front seat) on convoy ambush support between An Loc & Lai Khe jenkins hit in head picked up by toothman, died in hospit
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15835
Service number: W3161296
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/27/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT765728
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: LOUISVILLE MEMORIAL GARDENS (WEST), LOUISVILLE, KY
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 06/05/1996
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