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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: HAMILTON
First name: DICK DALE
Home of Record (official): VINCENNES
State (official): IN
Date of Birth: Wednesday, November 28, 1934
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SFC
Serial Number: 55542375
Component: Regular
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 67W20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 
398th Transportation

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, January 8, 1968
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, August 21, 1968
Age at time of loss: 33
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Helicopter, non-crew)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Tuy
The Wall: Panel 47W - Row 018

--- Interment ---


Memorial Park Cemetery
Vincennes , Knox County , IN