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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: ABERNETHY
First name: WILLIAM FORMAN
Home of Record (official): WINTER HAVEN
State (official): FL
Date of Birth: Thursday, November 17, 1938
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: O5317216
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1204
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, December 12, 1966
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 28
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 096

--- Interment ---
 

WILLIAM FORMAN ABERNETHY

Lakeside Memorial Park
2450 8th Street NW
Winter Haven, Polk County, FL 33881
Section C, Lot 34, Space 2