Name: LJG William A. Pedersen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/15/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.1
Date of Birth: 07/25/1945
Home City: La Conada, CA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 6
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 07W-066
Short Summary: Shot down at VC Lake (VQ 9595) Seawolf 312(Det 6) and 313(Det 1).
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-13956
Call sign: Seawolf
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 12/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: An Xugen Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, HOLLYWOOD HILLS, CA
This record was last updated on 06/23/1991
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