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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: FAILS
First name: EDWARD LEE JR
Home of Record (official): CINCINNATI
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Sunday, September 29, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52683849
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, December 13, 1966
Date of Casualty: Monday, June 19, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Tuy
The Wall: Panel 22E - Row 011

--- Interment ---

EDWARD LEE FAILS JR

Spring Grove Cemetery
4521 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati
, Hamilton County , OH 45232
(513) 681-7526