Name: WO1 Roger Clarke Rose
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/08/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 10/23/1943
Home City: Pasadena, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 15 MED BN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26E-037
Short Summary: Disappeared on night MEDEVAC north of An Khe - never returned, believed MIA for awhile.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16457
Call sign: Medevac
Service number: W3155361
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/05/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, GLENDALE, CA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/11/2001
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