MOORE DOUGLAS FILLEBROWN
Name: WO1 Douglas Fillebrown Moore
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.9
Date of Birth: 07/05/1948
Home City: Ayer, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 189 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-519/68-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24W-078
Short Summary: Hit by 50 cal hostile fire while supporting a unit in contact. The helicopter sustained heavy damage but did not crash.
Call sign: Ghostriders
Service number: W3163408
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/18/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YB999130
Additional information about this casualty:
Moore Army Airfield, Fort Devens, MA named in his memory.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, AYER, MA
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
This record was last updated on 09/27/2009
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