Name: WO1 David Michael Morris
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/14/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.9
Date of Birth: 12/05/1947
Home City: Tewksbury, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-509/68-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 39W-067
Short Summary: Head wound from automatic weapons fire while on recon mission near Song Be.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-14382
Service number: W3159830
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: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/22/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST PATRICK CEMETERY, LOWELL, 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
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