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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CARTWRIGHT
First name: JAMES HOWARD
Home of Record (official): DECATUR
State (official): TX
Date of Birth: Monday, July 14, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: 1LT
Serial Number: 462744532
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1204
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, November 1, 1970
Date of Casualty: Friday, January 8, 1971
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Other accident (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 05W - Row 032

--- Interment ---

JAMES HOWARD CARTWRIGHT

Oaklawn Cemetery
413 Cemetery Road
Decatur
, Wise County , TX 76234
(940) 627-3980
Section 2, Block 21 South, Lot 27, Plot 494