Name: LJG Alfred Henry Suhr
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/26/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.6
Date of Birth: 08/15/1941
Home City: Mexico, MO
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HA(L)-3 DET 3
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 28W-054
Short Summary: Ammo dump blew at naval support activity detachment at Dong Tam. Three aircraft were destroyed.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-12528
Call sign: Seawolf
Service number: 713031
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 02/15/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Additional information about this casualty:
Officially he died at Bien Hoa, in III Corps; but Dong Tam was located in IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEMETERY, PENSACOLA FL
This record was last updated on 10/01/2008
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