James, Clayton Wade, CW2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 100B, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
May 10, 1971
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Amelia Cemetery - Amelia County, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 029

 Official Badges 

101st Airbone Division

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1971, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
  1970-1971, 100B, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CW2 Clayton James served with C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division. His tour began on 7 September 1970.

He and his crew were killed when their OH-6 (##67-16543 ) was shot down.
Those lost:

CW2 Clayton W. James [AC]
SP4 Noel B. Witmer [CE]
SFC Ervin B. Cherry [OB] (died 20 days later of his injuries)

He was interred in Amelia Cemetery, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia.
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