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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GABRIEL
First name: HERBERT JAMES
Home of Record (official): PORT ARTHUR
State (official): TX
Date of Birth: Sunday, January 28, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 56396160
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Thursday, December 29, 1966
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A3) Hostile, died while missing
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 13E - Row 095

--- Interment ---

HERBERT JAMES GABRIEL

Johnson Memorial Park Cemetery

(AKA Greenlawn Memorial Park)

3900 Twin City Hwy
Groves, Jefferson County, TX 77619
Johnson Section, Section 1, Lot 111, Row 1, Space 4