Name: CW2 Edward Lewis Mortimer, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/05/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 11/02/1949
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/4 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03W-101
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 69-16043
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
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 12/09/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT615305
Additional information about this casualty:
Edward Lewis Mortimer, Jr.'s hometown was Severna Park not Baltimore. From: John Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: unknown or not reported
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 10/31/2005
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