Name: CW2 Joe Thomas Welborn
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/04/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.9
Date of Birth: 12/20/1934
Home City: Corpus Christi, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 64-2W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03E-020
Short Summary: P W1 SIZEMORE AC CW WELBORN CP O3 FISHER CE E4 LAWSON killed.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13615
Service number: W3430196
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/11/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: MEMORY GARDENS CEMETERY, CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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