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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SIPPERLEY
First name: LORNE JAY
Home of Record (official): GRAND RAPIDS
State (official): MI
Date of Birth: Monday, March 19, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 16731165
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cavalry Troop

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, March 18, 1969
Date of Casualty: Sunday, April 27, 1969
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Helicopter, non-crew)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 26W - Row 067

--- Interment ---


Clearwater Township Cemetery
Rapid City Road NW
Rapid City, Kalkaska County, MI