Lawrence James Humphrey was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Clerance H. Humphrey of Piney Flats. He was a 1968 graduate of Boones Creek High School and had worked for the nearby Johnson City street department before entering military service in January 1968. He was a machinegunner and had been in Vietnam only since July 6.

Military Data
Unit WPNS PLT, B Company, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 7 July 1969
Incident Date 16 August 1969
Casualty Date 16 August 1969
Age at Loss 21
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Other explosive device

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