McRae, William Joseph, PV1

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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
56C-Petroleum Storage Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 56C, 164th Aviation Group
Service Years
1965 - 1967

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Somerville
Last Address
Somerville

Casualty Date
Aug 09, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oak Grove Cemetery - Medford, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 096

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 Unit Assignments
214th Aviation Battalion13th Aviation Battalion164th Aviation Group
  1966-1967, 56C, 214th Aviation Battalion/175th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1966-1967, 56C, 214th Aviation Battalion/175th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1966-1967, 56C, 13th Aviation Battalion
  1966-1967, 56C, 164th Aviation Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PV2 WIlliam McRae was killed while a passenger aboard UH-1D (#66-01099) that was struck by a USAF RF-101 aircraft that was coming in for a landing at Tan Son Nhut AB, RVN..  The Air Force pilot survived, but all 4 crewmen and 2 passengers were killed in the crash.
   
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