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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SMITH
First name: CLARENCE ELVIN
Home of Record (official): MEMPHIS
State (official): TN
Date of Birth: Friday, February 26, 1943
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 53812612
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, May 10, 1968
Date of Casualty: Thursday, March 20, 1969
Age at time of loss: 26
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 29W - Row 093

--- Interment ---

CLARENCE ELVIN SMITH

Memphis National Cemetery
3568 Townes Avenue
Memphis
, Shelby County , TN 38122
Section A, Plot 7144