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Jay Wheeler Memorial KIA 8/12/69

Last name: WHEELER
First name: LARRY JAY
Home of Record (official): TANGENT
State (official): OR
Date of Birth: Wednesday, June 12, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

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Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 540582988
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11C20
11th Armored Cavalry 
F Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Tuesday, September 3, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, August 12, 1969
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 19W - Row 026

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Sand Ridge Cemetery
Lebanon , Linn County , OR