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 --- General / Personal ---

Last name: EATMON
First name: EDDIE RAY
Home of Record (official): MICRO
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Friday, August 23, 1935
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SFC
Serial Number: 239548942
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E7
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, August 28, 1969
Date of Casualty: Saturday, May 2, 1970
Age at time of loss: 34
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 11W - Row 084

--- Interment ---

EDDIE RAY EATMON

Rest Haven Cemetery
Egerton Street
Smithfield, Johnston County, NC