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Name: CW3 Jimmy Lee Watson
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 03/13/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 01/28/1976.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 07/28/1946
Home City: Lucama, NC
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44E-042
Short Summary: In South Vietnam.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17254
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
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: 06/12/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD728308

Additional information about this casualty:
Please change your website to state that Jimmy Lee was Baptist. He was Baptist all his life. I am one of the only 3 direct family members left. From: Lisa W College

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 05/21/2009

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