Name: WO1 George Warren Rice
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/18/1965 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.7
Date of Birth: 04/07/1938
Home City: Pensacola, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 15 MED 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-8W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04E-025
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13618
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3152626
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/17/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEMETERY, PENSACOLA FL
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 08/20/1995
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