Name: CPT Charles Franklin Kane, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/12/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.1
Date of Birth: 09/08/1937
Home City: Collingdale, PA
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 15 MED BN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 63-1
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-120
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: O93048
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1542 = 15 Infantry Unit Commander
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/16/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
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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