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Last name: PAPIN
First name: SAMUEL ALEXANDER JR
Home of Record (official): ELMIRA
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Friday, January 26, 1951
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 572680489
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Friday, January 31, 1969
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, August 12, 1969
Age at time of loss: 18
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 19W - Row 019

--- Interment ---

SAMUEL ALEXANDER PAPIN JR

Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery
522 Elmira Road
Vacaville
, Solano County , CA 95687
(707) 448-7206
Block 8, Lot 126