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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RAPTIS
Home of Record (official): NEW YORK
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Sunday, August 22, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52757986
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, July 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Monday, August 14, 1967
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Misadventure (possibly friendly fire) (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Thuy
The Wall: Panel 24E - Row 110