Name: WO1 Robert Dale Uhl
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/01/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 05/11/1948
Home City: San Mateo, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 11 GS
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 70-13/70-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-015
Short Summary: Shot down by 37mm inside Cambodia while on a classified mission for 371 Radio Research Co.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15684
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/08/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - interim
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: WU955265
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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
This record was last updated on 08/27/1997
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