PFC Walter Clay Blanton (KIA)






PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Stoutsville, OH
Date of birth: 12/31/1947
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant
Marital Status: Single

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 51882605
MOS: 11B10: Infantryman
Length Service: 00
Unit: B CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 09/11/1968
Incident Date: 09/28/1968
Casualty Date: 09/28/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Drowned or suffocated




Walter is honored on Panel 42W, Row 34 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


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