Davis, Gary James, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100E-Attack Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 100E, 12th Aviation Group
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
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Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1969
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Long An (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Ocean View Cemetery - Eureka, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 101

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment12th Aviation Group
  1969-1969, 100E, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1969, 100E, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1969, 100E, 12th Aviation Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation TOAN THANG II
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Gary was a helicopter pilot and was killed while piloting a Cobra AH-1G (#68-15061) with his co-pilot, WO1 Theodore Van Skiles, when a mid-air collision occurred with a 3rd Brigade Command and Control UH-1H (#67-17821) during the Toan Thang Offensive, Long An Province, South Vietnam.

According to the Fly Army site, "The command and control ship came inside the orbit of the AH-1G, and while climbing struck the AH-1G in the underneath left side with his main rotor blade." All aboard both aircraft were killed.

Gary's remains were interred in Ocean View Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt County, California, in the Mausoleum.

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