Name: CPT Robert Cole Stewart
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/15/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 32.6
Date of Birth: 07/09/1934
Home City: Carthage, NC
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC, 13 CAB
Major organization: other
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15E-037
Short Summary: Flying lead into an LZ hit by 50 and 30 cal machine guns
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09854
Service number: OF106834
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: 50 & 30 CAL
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/26/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Chuong Thien Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY, SOUTHERN PINES, NC
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
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