ROGERS ORVILLE CURTIS JR

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Name: 1LT Orville Curtis Rogers, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/18/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.4
Date of Birth: 06/12/1945
Home City: Dallas, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-263
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 06W-069
Short Summary: On emergency recon extraction, flew into Khe Son mountain ridge killing 18 Marines (6 on SPIE rig, 6 recon marines in helicopter)
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154837
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 06/05/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: RESTLAND MEMORIAL PARK, DALLAS, TX
This record was last updated on 08/21/2002


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