212TH Sentry Dog Company

Born on April 21, 1946.
Born on January 12, 1946.
Joined the Armed Forces while in PEORIA, IL.
He served in the Army as a 95B10 (Military Policeman).
Special MOS designation P5 (Sentry Dog Handler). In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of PFC/E3.

On January 31, 1968, at the age of 22, JESSIE EARL HARRIS
perished in the service of our country in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam.

Official Synopsis:

Last name: HARRIS
First name: JESSIE E.
Home of Record (official): PEORIA
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Saturday, January 12, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

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Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 54814087
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 95B10
Major Organization: USARV

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Start of Tour: Monday, May 22, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, January 31, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Gia Dinh
The Wall: Panel 36E - Row 013

"The Wall" name rubbing - Courtesy of Regis Mulkerin 212th 67'/68'