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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GRIFFIN
First name: THOMAS DWAIN
Home of Record (official): MAYODAN
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Monday, August 8, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 237885366
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, April 17, 1970
Date of Casualty: Saturday, June 20, 1970
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: Cambodia
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09W - Row 073

--- Interment ---


Mayodan Municipal Cemetery
Ayersville Road and NC Highway 704
Mayodan, Rockingham County, NC 73131
(336) 427-0241
Section F, Plot 29