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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BANKS
First name: RICHARD ANTHONY
Home of Record (official): CLEVELAND
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Friday, May 7, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 67018496
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, March 30, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, July 16, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 52W - Row 038

--- Interment ---

RICHARD ANTHONY BANKS

Highland Park Cemetery
21400 Chagrin Boulevard
Highland Hills. Cuyahoga County , OH 44122
(216) 348-7210