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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: LEWIS
First name: RODGER DALE
Home of Record (official): LOS ANGELES
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Thursday, July 26, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56396625
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, February 26, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 15E - Row 096