Name: WO1 William Thomas Wallace, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/04/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 07/18/1948
Home City: Forest Park, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-41/69-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-011
Short Summary: Hit a tree and crashed after receiving hostile fire in the Fish Hook area.
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 68-16945
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/21/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: SHERWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, JONESBORO, GA
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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