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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: WHITFIELD
First name: JAMES LEMAR
Home of Record (official): AUGUSTA
State (official): GA
Date of Birth: Tuesday, September 16, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 53608849
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, April 4, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 106

--- Interment ---


Oak Grove Baptist Church
Stoney Bluff Road
Burke County, GA