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Last name: ABERNATHY
First name: JIMMY EDD
Home of Record (official): SHERRILLS FORD
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Thursday, March 20, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 53525985
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 71M20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, May 31, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, February 2, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Misadventure (possibly friendly fire) (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 33W - Row 035

--- Interment ---

JIMMY EDD ABERNATHY

Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery
9297 Sherrillls Ford Road
Terrell, Catawba County, NC 28682
(828) 478-2518