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Name: WO1 John C. Sherin III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/02/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.3
Date of Birth: 06/09/1941
Home City: Canada, XX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-509/68-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-064
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16830
Service number: W3161347
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: pilot
Started Tour: 09/05/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
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 04/30/2001

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