RAINS FORREST DE VERE JR

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Name: WO1 Forrest De Vere Rains, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/29/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.0
Date of Birth: 10/23/1946
Home City: Columbia, SC
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28E-098
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-10123
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3156326
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/17/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: KILLEEN MEMORIAL PARK, KILLEEN, TX
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 08/20/1995


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