Name: MAJ Walter Wesley Martin
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/17/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 33.3
Date of Birth: 10/16/1935
Home City: Opolis, KS
Service: regular component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 20 SOS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 34W-026
Short Summary: Crashed in northern Laos while supporting a TACAN site.
Aircraft: CH-3E tail number 62-12582
Call sign: PONY
Service number: 66567
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 04/22/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: HIGHLAND PARK CEMETERY, PITTSBURGH, KS
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