Name: WO1 John Clayton Wallace
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/26/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.0
Date of Birth: 09/18/1946
Home City: Neosho, MO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-507/68-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-025
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16079
Service number: W3161059
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 07/28/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: NEOSHO MEMORIAL PARK, NEOSHO, MO
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 04/26/2002
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