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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PRESTON
First name: JOHNNY CALVIN
Home of Record (official): FORT VALLEY
State (official): GA
Date of Birth: Thursday, December 28, 1939
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 26386610
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D50
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 24, 1967
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Quang Ngai
The Wall: Panel 20E - Row 097