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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: COMBS
First name: VIRGIL CARLYLE
Home of Record (official): DEWEY
State (official): OK
Date of Birth: Saturday, December 13, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 67137470
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, October 25, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, February 18, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 32W - Row 053

--- Interment ---

VIRGIL CARLYLE COMBS

Dewey Cemetery
(Dewey-City of City Hall)
Hwy 75 & 1300 Road
Dewey, Washington County, OK 74029
(918) 534-2272
Block 3, Lot 75, Space 6