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Last name: SKILES
First name: THOMAS WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): BUFFALO
State (official): WY
Date of Birth: Wednesday, August 31, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

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Branch: Army
Rank: WO
Serial Number: 520603045
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: W1
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 100B
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cavalry Troop

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Start of Tour: Sunday, December 19, 1971
Date of Casualty: Sunday, December 19, 1971
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A3) Hostile, died while missing
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Helicopter)
Country: Cambodia
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 02W - Row 089

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THOMAS WILLIAM SKILES

MISSING IN ACTION