PRESSON BILLIE TAYLOR

Name: CPT Billie Taylor Presson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/20/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.4
Date of Birth: 05/02/1939
Home City: Paducah, KY
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 187 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26E-097
Short Summary: Flight lead, single shot through the head in III Corp. DED list as ground casualty
Aircraft: UH-1
Call sign: Blackhawk
Service number: OF105508
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Shot in head
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 04/10/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 04
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: other causes
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MARSHALL COUNTY MEMORY GARDENS, BENTON, KY
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: officer
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994


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