Name: MAJ Paul John Silberberger (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/24/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.0
Date of Birth: 09/18/1940
Home City: Nashville, TN
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/2/1 CAV
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Flight class: 63-6T
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-007
Short Summary: Small arms fire near phu cat. he was slick platoon leader.
Service number: O5011593
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 61542
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/20/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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