PIPER EDWARD ROGER

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Name: CW2 Edward Roger Piper
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/28/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 07/11/1939
Home City: Thorsby, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AML
Major organization: other
Flight class: 63-3W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-127
Short Summary: Mid-air near Bien Hoa and III Corps' soccer field with 63-8594.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08592
Service number: W3151161
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/28/1964
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: THORSBY CITY CEMETERY, THORSBY, AL
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994


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