Harold Shelby Wood, Jr
Specialist Five
191ST AHC, 214TH AVN BN, 12TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Lewisburg, Kentucky
May 14, 1942 to March 19, 1968
HAROLD S WOOD Jr is on the Wall at Panel 45E, Line 36

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During their approach, prior to a troop extraction, the Huey (UH-1C, tail number: 66-00714) banked left, struck the ground and the RPM deteriorated. The aircraft struck three dikes and inverted. Two of the four man crew were killed in the aircraft accident. The crew was:

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SP5 Wood sitting in door of his Huey.

At the time of his death, Specialist Wood was survived by his mother, Jackie A and his father, Harold Shelby Wood, Sr, Lewisburg, Kentucky. His father, a Veteran of World War II and Korea as a Chief Warrant Officer, passed away 10 years later, and both are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Central City, Kentucky.

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Son and Father, both Veterans, different wars.

- - The Virtual Wall, April 27, 2014

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