1971


 
United States Killed In Action This Year Is - 2,357
I Do Not Have All Heroes Listed For This Year Yet
They Will Be Listed By Date Of Death
 

Barry Mercer Straw - 27

Captain
180th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 268TH Combat Aviation Battalion, 1 Aviation Brigade
Panorama City, California
03-05-1971
Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter Struck By Korean O-1D Spotter Aircraft
Recovered
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Richard Samuel Dennison - 20

Specialist 5
180th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 268TH Combat Aviation Battalion, 1 Aviation Brigade
Bethel, Delaware
03-05-1971
Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter Struck By Korean O-1D Spotter Aircraft
Recovered
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Michael Eli King - 21

Specialist 4
Company C, 1st Battalion, 158th Assault Helicopter Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Calhoun, Georgia
03-05-1971
Lz, Laos
Hostile - Aircraft Shot Down
Recovered
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Larry Patrick Johnson - 20

Specialist 4
B Transport Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, American Division
Louisville, Kentucky
03-05-1971
Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
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Steven Ralph Burch - 19

Warrant Officer
Company A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
St Paul, Minnesota
03-05-1971
Thua Thien, Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Intentional Homicide
Recovered
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Charles Robert Biglieni - 21

Sergeant
Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 1/27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Republic, Missouri
03-05-1971
Long Khanh, Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
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William Louis Hashagen - 21

Corporal
Company C, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Blairstown, New Jersey
03-05-1971
Long Khanh, Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
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Gilbert Dowell - 19

Private First Class
Company A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
New York, New York
03-05-1971
Thua Thien, Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Intentional Homicide
Recovered
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Joel Clintion Hatley - 22

Specialist 4
Company C, 1st Battalion, 158th Assault Helicopter Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Albemarle, North Carolina
03-05-1971
Lz, Laos
Hostile - Aircraft Shot Down
Recovered
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Ralph Leland Ward - 28

Captain
180th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 268TH Combat Aviation Battalion, 1 Aviation Brigade
Hamden, Ohio
03-05-1971
Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter Struck By Korean O-1D Spotter Aircraft
Recovered
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Frankie Guy Baker - 19

Private
B Troop Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, American Division
Mc Alester, Oklahoma
03-05-1971
Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Hostile - Small Arms Fire
Recovered
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Gary Gale Prentice - 23

Specialist 5
180th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 268TH Combat Aviation Battalion, 1 Aviation Brigade
Bend, Oregon
03-05-1971
Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter Struck By Korean O-1D Spotter Aircraft
Recovered
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James Calvin Tubb Jr - 19

Private First Class
11th Replacement Company / 90th Replacement Battalion Battalion, United States Army Reserve
Myrtle Point, Oregon
03-05-1971
Bien Hoa, South Vietnam
Hostile - Died From Inflicted Wounds
Recovered
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Ralph Angelo Moreira Jr - 21

Warrant Officer
Company C,  1st Battalion, 158th Assault Helicopter Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
03-05-1971
Lz, Laos
Hostile - Aircraft Shot Down
Recovered
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Larry David Loden - 21

Corporal
Company C,  2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Memphis, Tennessee
03-05-1971
Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Hostile - Died From Wounds Inflicted By Explosive Device
Recovered
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David Lindford Nelson - 27

Captain
Company C, 1st Battalion, 158th Assault Helicopter Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Kirkland, Washington
03-05-1971
Lz, Laos
Hostile - Aircraft Shot Down
Recovered
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Edward Lee Rayburn - 21

Specialist 4
180th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 268TH Combat Aviation Battalion, 1 Aviation Brigade
Milton, Washington
03-05-1971
Binh Dinh, South Vietnam
Non-Hostile - Helicopter Struck By Korean O-1D Spotter Aircraft
Recovered
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