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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RAY
First name: WILLIE JAMES
Home of Record (official): CENTREVILLE
State (official): MS
Date of Birth: Monday, January 17, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 587101602
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, April 22, 1970
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, October 6, 1970
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 07W - Row 114

--- Interment ---


Holly Grove Cemetery
Centreville, Amite County , MS