Name: WO1 William Edward Tittle
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/03/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.0
Date of Birth: 08/16/1945
Home City: West Palm Beach, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-029
Short Summary: Four paxs from 8th Engr. Bde also KIA.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16059
Service number: W3162750
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: PINECREST CEMETERY, LAKE WORTH, FL
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: warrant officer
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