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Last name: TUTEN
First name: RICHARD BAILEY
Home of Record (official): SAVANNAH
State (official): GA
Date of Birth: Saturday, October 14, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 24744133
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
C Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, March 29, 1969
Date of Casualty: Monday, April 14, 1969
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 27W - Row 084

--- Interment ---

RICHARD BAILEY TUTEN JR

Bonaventure Cemetery
330 Bonaventure Road
Savannah
, Chatham County , GA 31404
Section K, Lot 279