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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: VAN AKIN
First name: CRAIG ALDEN
Home of Record (official): ASHTABULA
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Thursday, March 31, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 289448080
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 12B30
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
919th Engineer Company

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, December 7, 1969
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, April 8, 1970
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Other accident (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 12W - Row 110

--- Interment ---

CRAIG ALDEN VAN AKIN

Saybrook Cemetery
7247 Center Road N
Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, OH 44004
(440) 969-1106