Name: LJG James Henry Romanski
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/13/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 12/16/1942
Home City: Portland, OR
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 1
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 52W-024
Short Summary: Shot down by 50 cal. transmission seized at 800 ft with john abrams.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-12515
Service number: 717255
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 03/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Ba Xugen Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY, PORTLAND, OR
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