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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RUFFIN
First name: JAMES JUNIUS
Home of Record (official): WILSON
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Thursday, October 25, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 14942182
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): Unknown/Not reported
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, September 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, March 19, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Unknown / Not reported (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 16E - Row 114

--- Interment ---


Rest Haven Cemetery
Lane Street SE
Wilson, Wilson County, NC
(252) 243-3386