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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BOLTON
First name: MELVIN
Home of Record (official): TIGNALL
State (official): GA
Date of Birth: Saturday, March 26, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 67078290
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

KIA WITH A CO, 3RD BN, 60TH INF RGT, 9TH INF DIV

Start of Tour: Thursday, March 13, 1969
Date of Casualty: Thursday, May 8, 1969
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Kien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 25W - Row 020