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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RICHARDS
First name: CHARLES H JR
Home of Record (official): CANONSBURG
State (official): PA
Date of Birth: Sunday, August 18, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52651533
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 36K20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, July 16, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Military Region 2
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 081

--- Interment ---


Oak Spring Cemetery
Canonsburg, Washington County , PA