Name: 1LT Ronald Edgar Riede
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/11/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 01/05/1944
Home City: St Louis, MO
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 49E-025
Short Summary: Mid-air with UH-34D returning to Dong Ha on MEDEVAC.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 154968
Service number: 094202
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Mid-air
Started Tour: 01/30/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NAT CEM, ST LOUIS MO
This record was last updated on 12/26/1996
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