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Name: 1LT Joseph Henry Marshall III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/18/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 12/30/1948
Home City: Almont, MI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 48 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-12
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-118
Short Summary: One 51 cal round in the head. Marshall was Canadian.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00712
Call sign: JOKER
Country: Laos
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: .51 Cal in head
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/08/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: CLASSI

Additional information about this casualty:
MARSHALL was a Canadian citizen. from Erin (Marshall) Thomas for Joe Marshall who is a brother.

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single 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 06/24/2002

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