Name: WO1 Theodore Arthur Papke
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.4
Date of Birth: 08/28/1947
Home City: Rochester, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 37E-042
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 63-09181
Call sign: Outcast
Service number: W3157641
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 12/07/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: WHITE HAVEN MEMORIAL PARK, PITTSFORD, NY
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
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