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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CENTERS
First name: WILLIAM P JR
Home of Record (official): LEXINGTON
State (official): KY
Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 8, 1941
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 15606944
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 63C20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, May 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 26
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 20E - Row 071

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM P CENTERS JR

Hillcrest Memorial Park
2089 Versailles Road
Lexington
, Fayette County , KY 40504
(859) 254-1311