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Edward Garry Rankin

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 30, 1947
Hometown: Waynesboro
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: September 16, 1966
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

PFC Rankin served as a light weapons infantryman in A Company, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 1732d Airborne Brigade. He died from a gunshot wound received in hostile ground action.

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