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--- General / Personal --- 

Last name: SMITH
First name: JOHN LEE
Home of Record (official): MILLBROOK
State (official): AL
Date of Birth: Thursday, June 8, 1950
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single


--- Military --- 

Branch: Army
Rank: CPL
Serial Number: 422689878
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 76S20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 
A Troop 1st Squadron 

--- Action --- 

Start of Tour: Thursday, February 5, 1970
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, April 1, 1970
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 12W - Row 075
 

--- Interment ---

JOHN LEE SMITH

Goodship Cemetery
( Goodship Baptist Church )
560 State Highway 143
Millbrook, Elmore County , AL 36054
(334) 285-7893
Plot: A1 H7