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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CLARY
First name: JOHN WILLARD
Home of Record (official): GAFFNEY
State (official): SC
Date of Birth: Saturday, March 7, 1931
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PSGT
Serial Number: 53072360
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E7
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 12B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
919th Engineer Company

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Start of Tour: Thursday, March 9, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, March 29, 1967
Age at time of loss: 36
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 17E - Row 067

--- Interment ---

JOHN WILLARD CLARY

Frederick Memorial Gardens
217 East Frederick Street
Gaffney, Cherokee County , SC 29340
(864) 488-2003