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Last name: MATTHEWS
First name: CHARLES CROCKETT
Home of Record (official): CLYDE
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Thursday, December 26, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 245729152
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
D Company 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Monday, June 23, 1969
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, August 13, 1969
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 19W - Row 032

--- Interment ---

CHARLES CROCKETT MATTHEWS

Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park
886 Russ Avenue
Waynesville, Haywood County , NC 28786
(828) 456-5030
Section 7, Lot 205