LORIMER WILLIAM IV

Name: CPT William Lorimer IV
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/10/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.6
Date of Birth: 07/16/1942
Home City: St Cloud, MN
Service: AR branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-18
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-105
Short Summary: Killed by enemy fire while serving as company commander.
Aircraft: UH-1H
Call sign: North Flag
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/11/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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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