Name: WO1 Joseph Albert Reichlin, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/10/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 07/14/1945
Home City: Buffalo, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 282 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-21/67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 58E-014
Short Summary: Head shot through windshield. W/ AC Dale (bubbles) Brabhaw - Alleycat 10. UH-1B was a Frog gunship.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-13916
Call sign: ALLEYCAT
Service number: W3158921
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY, CHEEKTOWAGA, NY
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
This record was last updated on 03/09/1996
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