Name: WO1 Michael J. D. Pelch
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/10/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.4
Date of Birth: 05/02/1946
Home City: Flint, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-9/68-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44W-019
Short Summary: Died in a hospital from wounds received while flying a helicopter.
Service number: W3159775
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 08/09/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Phong Dinh Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, MI
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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