Lockhart, William Lon, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 11E10, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry /B Troop
Service Years
1967 - 1967
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Cold War Certificate

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St Louis
Last Address
St Louis

Casualty Date
Sep 03, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25E 092

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1st Infantry Division


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 Unit Assignments
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1967-1967, 11E10, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry /B Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Operation Junction City/Operation Junction City II
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 03 Sep 1967 an incident involving UH-1D tail number 64-13722 from the 118th AHC cost the lifes of seven men. During takeoff the right cargo door came off and struck the main rotor blades, causing mast bumping. The tail boom and main rotor blades separated from the aircraft, which then crashed and burned. The seven dead were
  • 118th AHC flight crew:
    • WO Ricky P. Mattern, Everett, WA, pilot
    • 1LT James L. Ante, Covington, KY, copilot
    • SP4 David Carroll, Philadelphia, PA, gunner
    • SP4 Ray A. Schold, Kenosha, WI, crew chief

  • Passengers:
    • WO Lewis C. Gilder, Mount Meigs, AL, HHC, 4th Trans Cmd
    • SP4 William L. Lockhart, St Louis, MO, B Trp, 1st Sqdn, 4th Cavalry
    • SP4 William C. Rouse, Stewartsville, OH, B Trp, 1st Sqdn, 4th Cavalry
   
Comments/Citation

William Lon Lockhart
Specialist Four

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: St Louis, Missouri
Date of birth: Saturday, 10/26/1946

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Regular)
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Specialist Four
ID No: 16988343
MOS: 11E10 Armor Crewman
LenSvc: Less than one year
Unit: B TRP, 1ST SQDN, 4TH CAV RGT, 1 INF DIV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Tuesday, 02/28/1967
Cas Date: Sunday, 09/03/1967
Age at Loss: 20
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Province not reported, South Vietnam
Type: Non-hostile, Died While Missing
Reason: Air Loss, Crash - Land - Helicopter - Noncrew

Vietnam Wall Panel coords 25E 092
   
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