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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: HAYES
First name: JOHNNY VANCE
Home of Record (official): BIRMINGHAM
State (official): AL
Date of Birth: Thursday, April 22, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 53368513
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, July 8, 1967
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, September 26, 1967
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Tuy
The Wall: Panel 27E - Row 015

--- Interment ---


Cahaba Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
3800 Crosshaven Drive
Vestavia Hills
, Jefferson County , AL 35243