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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MESSICK
First name: JAMES AVERY
Home of Record (official): CHICAGO
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Saturday, January 31, 1925
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 13043524
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 76K40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
M Company 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, January 8, 1967
Age at time of loss: 41
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 13E - Row 126

--- Interment ---


Arlington  National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, Arlington County, VA 22211
Section 37, Plot 88