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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: LONG
First name: EARL WAYNE
Home of Record (official): RUFFSDALE
State (official): PA
Date of Birth: Saturday, March 8, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52853899
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, June 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, August 15, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Long
The Wall: Panel 24E - Row 114

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Westmoreland County Memorial Park
Greensburg , Westmoreland County , PA
Plot: Chapel Circle