Name: 1LT Donald William Kemble IV
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/28/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 02/05/1945
Home City: Flint, MI
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1/10 CAV
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-10
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30E-101
Short Summary: No one saw the actual accident. The aircraft was found inverted. There was no radio call. Kemble was gung-ho personable pilot.
Aircraft: OH-23G tail number 64-15128
Call sign: Shamrock 10
Service number: O5240776
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: OUR MOTHER OF SORROWS CEMETERY, CARBONDALE, PA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
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