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Name: 1LT Deane Arthur Taylor, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.4
Date of Birth: 08/25/1946
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 198 BDE 23 INF
Major organization: 198th Light Infantry Brigade
Flight class: 68-514/68-24
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 34W-011
Short Summary: Low ceiling and visibility, shot down with artillery observer and radio man aboard. All were shot after landing.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16189
Service number: O5338163
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 11/03/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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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