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First Name: Rae

Last Name: Bailey

Birthplace: Clemons, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Arvid

Date of Birth: 14 March 1952

Date of Death: 08 October 1970

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Rae Arvid Bailey

•  Korean War (1950 - 1953)


Rae Arvid Bailey

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Rae Arvid Bailey was born on 14 March 1952 in Clemons, NY.

On 18 October 1970, Specialist Four Rae A. Bailey was serving as a helicopter crew member with C Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division in Binh Thuy Province, South Vietnam.

SP4 Bailey died that day from injuries sustained when the helicopter crashed as a result of hostile fire.

Badge and Medals

Army Aircrew Badge
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Parachutist Badge


Posthumous promotion to Sergeant.

The name Rae A Bailey is inscribed on Panel 06W Line 006 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Specialist Four Rae Arvid Bailey died on 18 October 1970 in Binh Thuy Province, South Vietnam.

Honoree ID: 3403   Created by: MHOH




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