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Last name: FANIS
First name: GEORGE NICHOLAS JR
Home of Record (official): ROCKFORD
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Tuesday, April 20, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 16898399
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
Major Organization: 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Saturday, August 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, December 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 31E - Row 064

--- Interment ---
 

GEORGE NICHOLAS FANIS JR

Greenwood Cemetery
1011 Auburn Street
Rockford
, Winnebago County , IL 61103
(815) 962-7522
Section 47, Lot 26