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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BAKA
First name: JAMES ALEXANDER
Home of Record (official): SOUTH PORTLAND
State (official): ME
Date of Birth: Thursday, February 12, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 11914895
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, September 29, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, April 18, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 27W - Row 105

--- Interment ---

JAMES ALEXANDER BAKA

Forest City Cemetery
232 Lincoln Street
South Portland, Cumberland County, ME 14106
(207) 767-2923
Section E, Lot 201
(Tour Ave)