Name: WO1 Roger Lloyd Schneider
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/02/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.5
Date of Birth: 07/29/1947
Home City: Louisville, NE
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Prior Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36E-085
Short Summary: Died from wounds received while piloting a helicopter per DA form 2496.
Service number: W3157416
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 10/07/1967
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 01
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD649280
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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
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