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 Alvin Leon Gay

Alvin Leon Gay

Birth
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 1 Apr 1969 (aged 20)
Vietnam
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. C Lot 20 Pos. 7
Memorial ID 62698 · View Source
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Helicopter Crash Kills Utah Man
Mr and Mrs Joseph Allen and Mrs Leona Taylor, close relatives of Afton received word recently of the death of SP4 Alvin Leon Gay, 20 son of Mr and Mrs Don Bryant Gay of Springville, Utah. He was killed April 1 in Vietnam when his helicopter was hit by enemy fire, and it crashed and burned. His wife was the former Carol Lynn Allen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Don Allen of Cokeville.

Gay, Alvin Leon (i 17 Apr 1969)Star Valley Independent


Alvin Leon Gay
Specialist Four

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Springville, UT
Date of birth: 02/03

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Specialist Four
ID No: 18815260
MOS: 67N2F: UH-1 Helicopter Repairer (Flight Qual)
Length Service: 00
Unit: 57TH AHC, 52ND AVN BN, 17TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 11/12/1968
Incident Date: 04/01/1969
Casualty Date: 04/01/1969
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Province not reported, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Helicopter - Crew
Casualty Detail: Air loss or crash over land


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  • Maintained by: Rose Wright
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62698
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Leon Gay (2 Mar 1949–1 Apr 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62698, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rose Wright (contributor 46889763) .