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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: STEPHENS
First name: GERALD WAYNE
Home of Record (official): FORT PAYNE
State (official): AL
Date of Birth: Saturday, July 23, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 18855131
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 63B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, July 1, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, April 21, 1969
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other causes (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 26W - Row 023

--- Interment ---

GERALD WAYNE STEPHENS

Glenwood Cemetery
1002 Grand Avenue SW
Fort Payne , DeKalb County , AL 35967
(256) 845-4718
Block 31, Lot 227