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Last name: DRAKE
First name: RODNEY GEORGE
Home of Record (official): CLARE
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Thursday, January 25, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 55837089
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Friday, August 19, 1966
Date of Casualty: Thursday, January 12, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Unknown / Not reported (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 14E - Row 014

--- Interment ---

RODNEY GEORGE DRAKE

Mayfield Congregational Cemetery
Church Road & Aldrich Road
Kingston, Dekalb County, IL