Name: 1LT James Edward Stolz, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/18/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.0
Date of Birth: 11/04/1946
Home City: Hicksville, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 06W-069
Short Summary: On emergency recon extraction, flew into Khe Son mountain ridge killing 18 Marines (6 on SPIE rig, 6 recon marines in helicopter)
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154837
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 09/11/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
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