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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SMITH
First name: WILLIAM PAUL
Home of Record (official): WAYLAND
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Friday, July 6, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52967114
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, October 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Thursday, January 11, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 34E - Row 032

--- Interment ---


Saint Josephs Cemetery
State Route 63
Wayland, Steuben County, NY