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Last name: RUSS
First name: JAMES ERWIN
Home of Record (official): GRAYLING
State (official): MI
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 7, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 380449391
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 13A10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron Forward Observer C Troop 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Tuesday, July 29, 1969
Date of Casualty: Saturday, May 23, 1970
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: Cambodia
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 10W - Row 087

--- Interment ---

JAMES ERWIN RUSS

Maple Hill Cemetery
1201 S Mitchell Street
Cadillac, Wexford County , MI 49601
(231) 775-3563
Block 4, Lot 39