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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CANNON
First name: GEORGE ELMER SR
Home of Record (official): TARBORO
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 16, 1938
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 246641828
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 12B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
919th Engineer Company

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, December 5, 1968
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, August 6, 1969
Age at time of loss: 30
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other causes (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 20W - Row 102

--- Interment ---

GEORGE ELMER CANNON SR

Edgecombe Memorial Park
Highway 258 South
Tarboro, Edgecombe County, NC 27886
(252) 823-2717