Bailey, Rae Arvid, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
43E-Parachute Rigger
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 43E, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) /C Troop
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Sergeant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1952
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clemons, NY
Last Address
Clemons, NY

Casualty Date
Oct 18, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Thuy (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Putnam Cemetery - Washington County, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 006

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)Parachute Rigger

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
  1970-1970, 43E, 1st Cavalry Division
  1970-1970, 43E, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) /C Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sgt. Bailey was killed in the shoot down of his OH-6A (#67-16193) . All three crewmen were killed in this loss: WO1 William J. Cahill, pilot, SP4 Douglas Strait, observer (MIA), SP4 Ray E. Bailey, gunner.
 
   
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