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Last name: ANDERSON
First name: MELVIN WALLACE
Home of Record (official): LITTLE FORK
State (official): MN
Date of Birth: Thursday, July 19, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 55846591
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Thursday, December 1, 1966
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C2) Non-hostile, died of illness/injury
Reason: Malaria (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 12E - Row 131

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MELVIN WALLACE ANDERSON

Littlefork Cemetery
Littlefork, Koochiching County , MN