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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SMITH
First name: CARY JOSEPH
Home of Record (official): LAURENS
State (official): SC
Date of Birth: Saturday, November 30, 1940
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 53441785
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, September 28, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, April 19, 1968
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Long
The Wall: Panel 51E - Row 002

--- Interment ---

CARY JOSEPH SMITH

Rosemont Cemetery
Clinton , Laurens County , SC