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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SHAFFNER
First name: DAVID WAYNE
Home of Record (official): JONESVILLE
State (official): NC
Date of Birth: Thursday, June 6, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 237807104
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 36K20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, November 29, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, July 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 21W - Row 077

--- Interment ---


Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Fall Creek Church Road
Jonesville, Yadkin County, NC