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Last name: WAKEFIELD
First name: JOSEPH JR
Home of Record (official): CINCINNATI
State (official): OH
Date of Birth: Sunday, December 22, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 280466650
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11C20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, January 13, 1970
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, March 25, 1970
Age at time of loss: 23
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 044

--- Interment ---


New Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery
Wellford, Spartanburg County , SC