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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: OAKLEY
First name: JAMES RONALD
Home of Record (official): GRAND GORGE
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Sunday, September 29, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 67000070
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11H10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, October 14, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, February 23, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 41E - Row 004

--- Interment ---

JAMES RONALD OAKLEY

Fairlawn Cemetery
Prattsville, Greene County , NY