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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GILLIS
First name: GARY WAYNE
Home of Record (official): OKEECHOBEE
State (official): FL
Date of Birth: Monday, July 22, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 14967290
Component: Regular
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
M Company 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, June 20, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, April 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 27W - Row 030