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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CUSSON
First name: THOMAS LEE
Home of Record (official): ESSEX
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 31, 1950
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 545926932
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E1T
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, May 6, 1970
Date of Casualty: Saturday, June 20, 1970
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: Cambodia
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09W - Row 072

--- Interment ---


Needles Riverview Cemetery
1101 E Broadway Street
Needles, San Bernardino County , CA 92363
(760) 326-3498
Block 31, Section 11, Grave 3