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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: HARRIS
First name: JOSEPH RICHARD
Home of Record (official): TALLAHASSEE
State (official): FL
Date of Birth: Friday, October 24, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: 261781004
Component: Regular
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1981
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

KIA WITH F TRP, 1ST SQDN, 9TH CAV, 1ST CAV DIV

Start of Tour: Saturday, October 16, 1971
Date of Casualty: Saturday, April 8, 1972
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 02W - Row 133