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, B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1966 - 1967
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Order of the Spur

Specialist 4



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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St. Louis
Last Address
16 Larkin Lane, St. Louis, MO

Casualty Date
Sep 03, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25E 092/Section F, Site 2618

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Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry 1st Infantry Division
  1967-1967, 11E10, B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1967-1967, 11E10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Junction City II
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
As the aircraft lifted off, the right cargo door came off, hitting the main rotor blades and causing mast bumping to occur. The tail boom and main rotor blades separated from the aircraft, causing the helicopter to crash and burn. One account states the helicopter went inverted, coming down on top of a barracks at Cu Chi, killing “many” people. All seven persons aboard the aircraft lost their lives in the crash. They included aircraft commander WO1 Ricky P. Mattern, pilot 1LT James L. Ante, crew chief SP4 Ray A. Schold, gunner SP4 David Carroll, and passengers WO1 Lewis C. Gilder, SP4 William C. Rouse, and SP4 William L. Lockhart. [Taken from vhpa.org]

   
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