Name: WO1 Edwin Franklin Sholar
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/04/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 03/04/1947
Home City: Murray, KY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/101 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-21/68-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-068
Short Summary: See Fuchs.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00819
Call sign: Comancheros
Service number: W3163550
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: 02/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MURRAY MEMORIAL GARDENS, MURRAY, KY
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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