Name: WO1 Ephriam Rutledge Liles II
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/04/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 05/13/1947
Home City: Pickens, SC
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 21W-061
Short Summary: Kia as a helicopter passenger, hostile fire.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16533
Service number: W3165023
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: observer
Started Tour: 06/18/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: HILL CREST MEMORIAL PARK, PICKENS, SC
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
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