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Last name: PIERCE
First name: WALTER MELVIN
Home of Record (official): PHILADELPHIA
State (official): PA
Date of Birth: Saturday, March 17, 1951
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

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Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 209407302
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Wednesday, June 10, 1970
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, June 10, 1970
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (C3) Non-hostile, died while missing
Reason: Drowned, suffocated (Ground casualty)
Country: Cambodia
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 09W - Row 040

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WALTER MELVIN PIERCE

MISSING IN ACTION