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 --- General / Personal ---

Last name: ERIKSEN
First name: ALF EDWARD
Home of Record (official): LINDENHURST
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Sunday, March 30, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52770271
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, December 7, 1968
Date of Casualty: Saturday, June 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23W - Row 097

--- Interment ---

ALF EDWARD ERIKSEN

Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Suffolk County , NY 11735
(631) 454-4949
Section 2H, Plot 1364