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Last name: SHAFFER
First name: VICTOR THOMAS
Home of Record (official): TOLEDO
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Tuesday, July 13, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

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Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 51837154
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
D Company 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Friday, August 30, 1968
Date of Casualty: Thursday, June 19, 1969
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 22W - Row 093

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VICTOR THOMAS SHAFFER

 

Ottawa Hills Memorial Park

Talmadge & West Central

Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, OH

(419) 536-8321

Plot: Lot 10A Space 3 Garden of Good Shepard