Name: CW2 James Albert Morris, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/27/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot Passenger.
Age at death: 35.1
Date of Birth: 08/19/1933
Home City: Prentiss, MS
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/228 ASHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 63-3W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-031
Short Summary: Not in 48 AHC.
Aircraft: CH-54A tail number 67-18414
Service number: W3151156
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Started Tour: 09/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 14
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: NEW HEBRON CEMETERY, NEW HEBRON, MS
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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