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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: HINKLE
Home of Record (official): MANCHESTER
State (official): KY
Date of Birth: Saturday, April 19, 1941
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 67029513
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
 I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

KIA With HHC, 2nd BN, 47th Infantry, 9TH Infantry Division

Start of Tour: Wednesday, July 26, 1967
Date of Casualty: Monday, June 10, 1968
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 58W - Row 019