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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: ELKINS
First name: BRUCE CLINTON
Home of Record (official): SWANNANOA
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Saturday, February 28, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 246766661
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
M Company 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, February 22, 1970
Date of Casualty: Saturday, November 14, 1970
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 06W - Row 059

--- Interment ---

BRUCE CLINTON ELKINS

Mountain View Memorial Park
413 Cragmont Road
Black Mountain , Buncombe County , NC 28711
(828) 669-7624
Section S, Lot 172