Name: CW2 Arthur Joseph Murray, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/15/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 20.7
Date of Birth: 09/14/1948
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
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: 67-503
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24W-018
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16657
Service number: W3159353
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 04/10/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY, MONTGOMERY, OH
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 08/20/1995
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association