Name: LJG Thomas Edwin Pettis
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 05/23/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 10/31/1941
Home City: Mobile, AL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HS-2 CVS-12
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 20E-091
Short Summary: North Vietnam. See Homuth.
Aircraft: SH-3A tail number 148985
Service number: 698882
Country: North Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: NVN-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOBILE NATIONAL CEMETERY, MOBILE AL (IMO)
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