Name: WO1 Stanley Joseph Miller, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/27/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 09/26/1949
Home City: Elizabeth, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 281 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-25/69-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-059
Short Summary: Shot down by small arms fire near Tuy Hoa on recon looking for AA gun site with Robert W. Gardner, AC.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-00870
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: co-pilot
Started Tour: 01/14/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST GERTRUDES CATHOLIC CEMETERY, COLONIA, NJ
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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