Blanks, Thomas Lee, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Service Years
1968 - 1970

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Riverdale
Last Address
Riverdale

Casualty Date
Jan 04, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery - Riverdale, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15W 124

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 Unit Assignments
5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1969-1970, 11B10, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1970, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Last Name BLANKS
Given Names THOMAS LEE

Date of Birth 19481101 11/01/1948
Service A Army
Component Y Selective Service
Rank SGT Sergeant
Grade and posthumous promotion E5
Service Occupation 11B40 Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Actual Date of Casualty 19700104 01/04/1970
Actual Date of Death 19700104 01/04/1970
Tour Date 690728 07/28/1969
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Casualty Type A1 Hostile, Died
Reason H Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty
Body Recovered
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 05 Quang Ngai
Casualty Location
Major command, eg division or brigade 198th LIB
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit A Co
Battalion or similar level unit 5th Bn
Regiment, ROAD 46th Infantry

Home of Record City RIVERDALE
Home of Record State Code Georgia

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THOMAS LEE BLANKS
Army - SGT - E5
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Nov 1, 1948
From: RIVERDALE, GA
Religion: BAPTIST
Marital Status: Single
SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
198th Light Infantry Brigade

Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jul 28, 1969
Casualty was on Jan 4, 1970
In QUANG NGAI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered
   
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