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Last name: MESSER
First name: JACK WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): INMAN
State (official): SC
Date of Birth: Wednesday, February 9, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military --- 

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 247863807
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 
C Troop, 1st Squadron 

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Start of Tour: Friday, January 16, 1970
Date of Casualty: Thursday, March 13, 1970
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 13W - Row 119

--- Interment ---



Roselawn Memorial Gardens

1451 Compton Bridge Road

Inman, Spartanburg County, SC