Name: 1LT Joseph Henry Shelton III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/18/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 04/20/1946
Home City: Montgomery, AL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 08W-122
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 154969
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 07/29/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MEMORY HILL GARDENS, TUSCALOOSA, AL
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