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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BLANKENSHIP
First name: EDGAR WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): LEWISBURG
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Friday, September 5, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 51799110
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, August 13, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, March 13, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 44E - Row 032

--- Interment ---

EDGAR WILLIAM BLANKENSHIP

Parish Cemetery
8207 Arlington Road
Arlington
, Montgomery County , OH 45309
(937) 833-4452
Section 9, Lot 855