Name: CPT John Joseph Wilson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/16/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 08/23/1946
Home City: Davenport, IA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-36/70-16
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-126
Short Summary: Ground casualty.
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Major attributing cause: misadventure
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Started Tour: 08/29/1970
"Official" listing: ground casualty
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: gunshot or small arms fire
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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