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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SPARKS
First name: JOHN W
Home of Record (official): KETTLE FALLS
State (official): WA
Date of Birth: Saturday, September 24, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 536503335
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, December 20, 1969
Date of Casualty: Friday, January 9, 1970
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (C2) Non-hostile, died of illness/injury
Reason: Vehicle loss, crash (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 14W - Row 021

--- Interment ---


Meyers Falls Cemetery
West 7th Avenue and Ivy Street
Kettle Falls , Stevens County , WA
Block 168, Lot 10