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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SHIPLEY
First name: ROGER WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): MC MINNVILLE
State (official): OR
Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 12, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 28800761
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, September 11, 1967
Date of Casualty: Thursday, June 6, 1968
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 59W - Row 014

--- Interment ---

ROGER WILLIAM SHIPLEY

Evergreen Memorial Park
8000 Northeast Highway 99W
McMinnville, Yamhill County, OR 97128
(503) 472-2423
Section E/2, 140L, Grave 4