Name: WO1 Robert John Rosar
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/17/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 04/27/1946
Home City: San Bernardino, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 175 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-23/67-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 62E-011
Service number: W3159045
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: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 02/18/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Kien Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MONTECITO MEMORIAL PARK, COLTON, CA
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
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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