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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: THOMAS
First name: EARL WILLIAM JR
Home of Record (official): HOUSTON
State (official): TX
Date of Birth: Monday, January 24, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PVT
Serial Number: 18769686
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
H Company 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, May 6, 1968
Date of Casualty: Saturday, December 21, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Drowned, suffocated (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 36W - Row 059

--- Interment ---
 

EARL WILLIAM THOMAS JR

Paradise North Cemetery
10401 West Montgomery Road
Houston, Harris County, TX 77088
(281) 445-1201
Section 8A, Plot 18, Space 4