OLINSKY WALTER STANLEY JR

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Name: WO1 Walter Stanley Olinsky, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/16/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.2
Date of Birth: 07/23/1949
Home City: Revere, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 2 BDE 4 INF
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-521/68-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-096
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 68-17219
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/20/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, SAUGUS, 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
This record was last updated on 01/20/2006


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