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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MARTIN
First name: JOHN JR
Home of Record (official): PHILADELPHIA
State (official): PA
Date of Birth: Sunday, May 29, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 11857512
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
H Company 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, August 31, 1967
Date of Casualty: Saturday, January 6, 1968
Age at time of loss: 18
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 33E - Row 058

--- Interment ---

JOHN MARTIN JR

Philadelphia National Cemetery
Haines Street and Lumekiln Pike
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA 19138
(609) 877-5460 / (609) 880-0827
Section I, Plot 382