TARRY THOMAS O'REILLY
Warrant Officer, Aviator
281st Assault Helicopter Company
From: Plymouth, Maine
Born: May 30th, 1949
Tour of duty began on January 4th, 1970.
Died February 10th 1970, as a result of wounds
suffered on February 6th in Binh Dinh Province,
South Vietnam when his helicopter, UH-1H 68-16525,
was shot down.
WO Tarry T. O'Reilly was a 20 year old single soldier from
Plymouth, Maine. He joined the 281st AHC on January 4, 1970
as an army aviator and was wounded on February 6, 1970 at Binh
Dinh, South Vietnam while flying a combat aviation mission
in Helicopter UH-1H 68-16525. Tarry died of his wounds on
Feb. 10, 1970.
SP Frank M. Kaiser,
the crew chief and
SP5 Alan Howard Johnson, the Door
Gunner, were lost in the same incident. Tarry , Alan and Frank shall not be forgotten by the 281st AHC flight.
A MAN IS NOT DEAD UNTIL HE IS FORGOTTEN
ONCE AN INTRUDER ... ALWAYS AN INTRUDER