NIXON WILLIAM DALE
Name: CPT William Dale Nixon
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/08/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.6
Date of Birth: 10/15/1939
Home City: Mulberry, AR
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/7/1 CAV
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-8
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 57E-007
Short Summary: Delta area near Cambodian border while leading the infantry platoon organic to the air CAV troop. had two brothers KIA in Vietnam.
Call sign: Comanche 26
Service number: O5800479
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 02/01/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 10
Location: IV Corps.
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FORT SMITH NATIONAL CEMETERY, FORT SMITH, AR
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: officer
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