MOORE THOMAS JON

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Name: WO1 Thomas Jon Moore
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/19/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.0
Date of Birth: 03/01/1945
Home City: Williamsville, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-1/66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 40E-026
Short Summary: LOH dipped and blew up about 30 feet off the trees near the tri-border area NW of Kontum with Stephan Cohan.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07861
Service number: W3155656
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/29/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY, KENMORE, NY
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 02/23/1996


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