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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PINKNEY
First name: ROBERTIS
Home of Record (official): DETROIT
State (official): MI
Date of Birth: Wednesday, December 18, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 428924692
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, March 9, 1970
Date of Casualty: Sunday, August 16, 1970
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 08W - Row 116

--- Interment ---

ROBERTIS PINKNEY

Hays Creek Cemetery
Winona , Montgomery County , MS