ROMERO WALTER DAVID

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Name: 1LT Walter David Romero
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.8
Date of Birth: 01/31/1946
Home City: Tulsa, OK
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-20
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-082
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16260
Service number: O5440080
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/27/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
Burial information: MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, TULSA, OK
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/21/2007


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