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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RANKINS
First name: DONALD LEE
Home of Record (official): MIAMI
State (official): OK
Date of Birth: Friday, March 9, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPL
Serial Number: 54665776
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, October 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, June 12, 1968
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Tuy
The Wall: Panel 57W - Row 003

--- Interment ---

DONALD LEE RANKINS

Elmwood Cemetery
NE 12th Street and Parkinson Avenue
Wagoner, Wagoner County, OK 74467
(918) 485-2344
Section J, Row 2