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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CRANE
First name: JOHN LA VERNE
Home of Record (official): FLINT
State (official): MI
Date of Birth: Monday, April 12, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 54979376
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, September 5, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, October 27, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 40W - Row 042

--- Interment ---

JOHN LA VERNE CRANE

Watertown Township Cemetery
Fostoria , Tuscola County , MI