Name: CPT Fitz-Randolph B. Mc Bride
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/17/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.6
Date of Birth: 08/29/1939
Home City: Portuguese Bend, CA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/9 AVN 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 65-5
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18E-040
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00615
Service number: O5707933
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: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 01/03/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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
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