Name: CPT Kirk Irwin Riley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/03/1965 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.1
Date of Birth: 10/18/1939
Home City: Peoria, IL
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 03E-122
Short Summary: Ground fire
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 148762
Service number: 082920
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ST PAULS EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL, PEORIA, IL
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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