Name: CPT Robert Donald Walker
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 32.5
Date of Birth: 10/31/1932
Home City: Dallas, TX
Service: SC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC
Prior Unit: 70 SIG DET 68
Major organization: other
Service: SC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-105
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08646
Service number: O1941008
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 12
Location: Pleiku Province
Additional information about this casualty:
He was the commanding officer of the 70th Signal Detachment that was assigned to the 119 AHC.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: GROVE HILL MEMORIAL PARK, DALLAS, TX
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
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