Name: WO1 Samuel Albert Roberson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/27/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.8
Date of Birth: 06/03/1947
Home City: Wilson, NC
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-13/68-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-063
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15559
Service number: W3162026
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/18/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - other churches
Burial information: MAPLEWOOD CEMETERY, WILSON, NC
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
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