Name: 1LT Robert Lewis Jones
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/02/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 06/17/1943
Home City: Dawn, MO
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-16
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 61W-014
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15453
Service number: O5333930
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/08/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: OAKWOOD CEMETERY, RALEIGH, NC
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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