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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SMITH
First name: DONALD C
Home of Record (official): LAWSON
State (official): MO
Date of Birth: Friday, June 29, 1934
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 17748124
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
D Company 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, October 1, 1966
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, April 16, 1968
Age at time of loss: 33
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Long
The Wall: Panel 50E - Row 022

--- Interment ---


Lawson Cemetery
North Clark Street
Lawson, Ray County , MO 64062
(816) 580-3301
North Addition, Block 4, Lot 33, West Half