Name: WO1 Walter S. Seddig
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/03/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 07/26/1943
Home City: New York, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/2 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-517/68-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-059
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17809
Service number: W3163228
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/18/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: KANKAKEE MEMORIAL GARDENS, KANKAKEE, IL
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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