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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: DARDEN
First name: OTIS JAMES
Home of Record (official): BERKELEY
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Tuesday, February 3, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56834262
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cavalry Troop

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, November 20, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, February 3, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 33W - Row 047

--- Interment ---


Sunset View Cemetery
Colusa Avenue and Fairmont Avenue
El Cerrito
, Contra Costa County , CA 94530
(510) 525-5111
Verde Lawn Section, Row 9, Grave 14